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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

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Look For Proposed CMS Global Period Overhaul

You could charge separate E/M, in many cases. A big surprise hit the presses in a recent proposed rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). CMS proposes severely cutting global periods for surgical procedures — a move that could impact pay for many procedures that your ophthalmologist performs.  Although the proposal is not firm and would not go into [...]