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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Unilateral/Bilateral Coding:
Do You Know Which Diagnostic Tests Are Inherently Bilateral?

The difference could change how you code your claims. Eye care coding often hinges on whether your physician treated both of a patient’s eyes, or if he only addressed the left or right. To make matters more confusing, some codes are inherently bilateral, while others apply only to one eye. To stem confusion, it’s important to know not only the [...]