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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Contact Insurers for Time Verification

Question: In your article about glaucoma screenings last month, you noted that one of the main denial reasons for glaucoma screenings is that patients have already reached their benefit maximum for the time period. How can we verify whether patients have met their benefit maximum or not? Supercoder.com Subscriber Answer: If the patient isn't able to confirm the date of her last [...]