2019 Ophthalmology CPT® & ICD-10-CM Coding Update


You have one option. The only way your ophthalmology claims will be accurately paid next year is for you to incorporate ALL of the CPT and ICD-10-CM changes correctly.

Missing even one diagnosis or procedure code change can have dire consequences on the revenue your ophthalmology practice brings in next year. And it’s not just about what new codes were added or old ones were deleted. The most challenging part is interpreting the nuances of new and modified code descriptors. The language used can be confusing and lead to miscoded claims and an increase in your overall denials.

You don’t have to tackle the 2019 ophthalmology CPT and ICD-10-CM code changes alone. Nationally recognized ophthalmology coding expert, Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA, presents a 60-minute online training session to make sure your transition to 2019 code changes is seamless.

Here are just a few of the practical, step-by-step advice you’ll receive to help you ensure that you can more easily and successfully incorporate all of the 2019 Ophthalmology CPT and ICD-10-CM code changes right the first time:

      • Uncover ophthalmology-specific RVU changes to better manage your reimbursement
      • Head off denials due to new E/M code changes that WILL affect eye care
      • Accurately incorporate CMS’ extreme E/M documentation changes by the Jan. 1 effective date
      • Utilize new changes to overcome barriers to getting paid for Chronic Care Management (99491)
      • Implement new Interpersonal Consultation codes (99451-99452) to get paid for more provider time
      • More successfully link ophthalmology-specific ICD-10 codes to updated LCD’s
      • Identify modifier changes that will impact your ability to get paid
      • Avoid Medicare and private payer denials due to “unspecified” diagnosis codes
      • Incorporate the revised remote office codes and get paid for your non-face-to-face time
      • Accurately incorporate key ophthalmology specific CPT & ICD-10-CM 2019 changes:
          • H02.88 – Meibomian gland dysfunction codes
          • H02. – Eyelid codes
          • H01.009 – Blepharitis codes
          • H10.82– Rosacea conjunctivitis codes
          • H57.8 – Brow ptosis codes
          • 92273-74 – New Electroretinography codes
          • New Category III codes
      • And so much more…

Who Is This For? Regardless of your level of training and experience in ophthalmology coding, this online training session will help you more easily and successfully be prepared in 2019 to ensure your practice gets paid more of what it deserves.

This 60-minute online training session is targeted to the specific needs of ophthalmology. You’ll receive the ophthalmology CPT and ICD-10-CM coding advice you need from one of the country’s leaders in ophthalmology coding and training. This online training will save you precious time and help you avoid the potential of lost revenue due to missed codes, code changes, or new documentation requirements.

You don’t have to face 2019 code changes alone. Register today for this ophthalmology-specific training and get everything you need to ensure you are paid more of what you deserve for your claims. Don’t wait, sign up for this training today.

Meet Your Expert

Jeffrey Restuccio
CPC, COC, MBAOwner, Ritecode.com

Jeff has over 20 years experience in providing a full range of services to health care providers including auditing over 10,000 medical charts. He is a certified coding instructor specializing in coding, billing and documentation. Since 2007 he has taught over 350 live seminars on coding, billing, and documentation. Ritecode.com provides auditing and coding and billing training such as a coding certification prep course.