External Ocular Photography and AOS Anterior Software

Topic: External Photos

Sponsor: Sparca

Updated: 05/26/2020


This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What is Advanced Ophthalmic Systems (AOS®) Anterior software?
  2. What is the status of the AOS Anterior software with the FDA?
  3. What are the indications for AOS Anterior?
  4. Is there a procedure code for AOS Anterior?
  5. What diagnoses support a claim for external photography?
  6. What is the Medicare reimbursement for 92285 and G2010?
  7. Are 92285 and G2010 bundled with other services?
  8. How often is external photography performed within the Medicare program?
  9. How often may this test be repeated?
  10. What documentation is required in the medical record to support claims for external photography?
  11. If coverage is unlikely or uncertain, how should we proceed?