The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 15823 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Repair (Closure) Procedures on the Integumentary System.
Although you may not think you get paid for it, it’s included in the payment for surgery. In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with... [ Read More ]
The July 2016 update to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) includes key changes to, and billing instructions for, various payment policies, as indicated in the 2016 OPPS final rule.... [ Read More ]
The term “blephoraplasty,” precisely defined, “most often means the removal of excess eyelid skin, some orbicularis muscle, and orbital fat,” according to CPT Assistant (May 2004). Blepharo... [ Read More ]
Offering a wider scope of services can offset any losses. By Shelley C. Safian, MAOM/HSM, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, CHA On Nov. 20, 2009, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published... [ Read More ]
From A-scans to YAG. By Kim Ross, CPC, OCS, and Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS Remember the pirate’s often-lost wooden eye in “Pirates of the Caribbean?” Or Tom Cruises’ eye transplant in “Mino... [ Read More ]