Ophthalmology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Know When EO Is Separately Reportable


- Published on Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Question: Is extended ophthalmoscopy (EO) included in a general ophthalmic examination or can we report it separately? Also, when is it acceptable to report EO bilaterally? Supercoder.com Subscriber Answer: Any general ophthalmic examination will include a routine ophthalmoscopy, but an extended ophthalmoscopy is a special ophthalmologic service that goes beyond the general eye exam. When an initial exam uncovers a [...]





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