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Medicare/Payer/Legislation

Updated Coding Guidance for Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Posted on February 15, 2019

As you know, corneal collagen crosslinking is a promising therapy that can help stem the progression of certain conditions after refractive surgery. However, receiving reimbursement for the procedure has been challenging. But as of January 1, 2019, the process has reportedly been simplified. A summary of correct coding procedure is now available.

It is important to note that including a CPT code and a specific medication code does not guarantee coverage. Continue to verify coverage prior to using the treatment.

You can read more here.    

Coding and reimbursement update for corneal collagen crosslinking. [Published online February 2019]. Eye World. https://www.eyeworld.org/coding-and-reimbursement-update-corneal-collagen-crosslinking

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