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Beat the Odds: Increase Your Chances of Medicare Reimbursement for Anterior Segment Imaging

by | Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

You want to do right by your patients and offer them the most comprehensive care your ophthalmology practice can serve up. That includes providing anterior segment imaging. However, there are a lot of costs involved with that service, and you’ve heard how Medicare hasn’t always reimbursed your colleagues.It’s true. Medicare reimbursement for anterior segment imaging is an iffy thing—sometimes they do and sometimes they don’t. But you can increase your chances of Medicare reimbursement for...

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20/20 Insight: What's the Difference Between an Optometrist and an Ophthalmologist?

by | Monday, September 15, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

When the print gets a little blurrier, whether from age or too much screen time, it’s time to see your eye doctor. But just what type of eye doctor do you need?  There are three distinct types of eye care or vision care providers. There’s the optometrist, the ophthalmologist, and the optician. Each one has separate and unique abilities and provides separate and unique services. There is a bit of overlap in optometry and ophthalmology, but for the most part, they are distinctly different....

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