Tag Archives: coding and billing

The Easy Guide To Ontario Optometry Exam Fees

the easy guide to ontario optometry exam fees

Ontario optometry exam fees were the last thing on my mind as an optometrist trained in the US and then returning to my hometown in Ontario, Canada. There was a learning curve with how to bill for eye exam services, what diagnostic codes to input after the patient’s exam, and …

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The New Grad OD’s Transition from the US to Canada

optometry in Canada and new grad's transition from US to Canada

As an optometry graduate from the United States, my thought was to settle down in the States and join a private practice. Moving back to Toronto has been an eye-opener with regards to the differences in the health care systems. Those studying in the States and planning to practice optometry …

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Medical Optometry Practice – Understanding Billing and Coding

medical optometry practice understanding billing and coding

This is a sponsored post by Optometric Billing Consultants, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 Today more than 86% of US citizens have medical insurance including more than 50 million Medicare beneficiaries. The fastest way to grow an optometric practice is to provide comprehensive medical care for all your …

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Amniotic Membranes – When To Use Them and How To Bill For Them

What is an amniotic membrane? An amniotic membrane is the inner layer of fetal membrane. The membrane has anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrotic, anti-angiogenic and anti-microbial properties. An amniotic membrane is a healthy, intact, basal membrane on which the patient’s cells are able to proliferate. It returns the ocular surface to healthy level2 What …

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