Ophthalmology 22016 - Pachymetry-extra(when billed with other eye exams)

General Info

Billing Amount: $10.21

Notes:

Eye Examinations (included in consultation or visit fee when applicable)

When two or more examinations are performed on the same subsequent visit, the major exam is to be charged in full and the lesser exam to be charged at 50%. UP TO A MAXIMUM OF THREE.

Payable once per lifetime for patients with glaucoma or elevated IOP(> 24 mm Hg.). Other diagnoses limited to once per year per patient

ii) Repeats within one year for other diagnoses must be substantiated by diagnostic code or note record.
iii) Not payable for post-refractive (Lasik) patients.
iv) Included in daily limit for eye examinations per day per patient.

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Ophthalmology Billing codes