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Ophthalmology

Medical documentation
Medical record documentation is used to verify that services were billed correctly and to ensure that payment and processing of Medicare claim(s) are accurate and based on sound policy. Find information, tips, and resources regarding medical documentation.
Education
View educational information from First Coast and CMS on ophthalmology services.
more First Coast University course catalog -- includes full course descriptions, duration, and number of CEUs. Note: If you do not have a training account, please click here to learn how to create one.
CMS internet-only manuals (IOM)
Chapter 15, Section 30.4 Optometrist's Services, Section 120 Prosthetic Devices
Chapter 16, Section 10 General Exclusions from Coverage, Section 90 Routine Services and Appliances
Chapter 1, Part 1, Section 10.1 Use of Visual Tests Prior to and General Anesthesia During Cataract Surgery; Section 80.8 Endothelial Cell Photography; Section 80.10 Phaco-Emulsification Procedure - Cataract Extraction; Section 80.12 Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)
Chapter 14, Section 40.3 Payment for Intraocular Lens (IOL)
Chapter 32, Section 120 Presbyopia-Correcting (P-C IOLS) and Astigmatism-Correcting Intraocular Lenses (A-C IOLs) (General Policy Information)
Chapter 13, Section 13.5.4 Reasonable and Necessary Provision in an LCD
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