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22 Common Optometry Billing Questions and Answers

22 Common Optometry Billing Questions and Answers

This is a sponsored post by Optometric Billing Consultants, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry. 😎 Optometry billing and coding is not easy. It is one of the most challenging things to learn, for both newly graduated optometrists, along with ODs who have been in business a very long time! In …

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Optometry Billing and Coding Guide

Optometry Billing and Coding Guide

When you are getting started, optometry billing and coding is challenging. It takes time to become an expert, but starting out, just knowing the difference between routine and medical plans, what copays may be applicable to visits, or how deductibles will affect fees can help patients feel more at ease …

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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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Guide to Coding and Billing in Optometry

Coding and Billing in Optometry

If you are new to the world of coding and billing in Optometry, I am sure you are wondering where to begin. Unfortunately not much is covered during your years learning optometry so as soon as you graduate you have to begin catching up to your more experienced colleagues. Learning …

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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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