Reimbursement for Extended Color Vision Testing

Topic: Color Vision Testing

Sponsor: Waggoner Diagnostics

Updated: 01/28/2021

Waggoner Diagnostics

This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What is Waggoner Diagnostics’ Computerized Color Vision Test (WCCVT)?
  2. What are the indications for color vision testing?
  3. What CPT code describes color vision testing?
  4. Is color vision testing covered by Medicare and other payers?
  5. What documentation is required in the medical record to support claims for extended color vision testing?
  6. Must the physician be present while this test is performed?
  7. What does Medicare allow for extended color vision testing?
  8. What is the frequency of extended color vision testing (CPT 92283) in the Medicare program?
  9. How often may this test be repeated?
  10. Is this test bundled with other services?
  11. May we ever bill the patient for color vision testing?