Reimbursement for Extended Color Vision Testing

Topic: Color Vision Testing

Sponsor: Solutions in Low Vision

Updated: 02/01/2023

Solutions in Low Vision

This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What is extended color vision testing?
  2. What CPT code describes this test?
  3. Is color vision testing covered by Medicare and other payers?
  4. Please provide an example of good documentation that supports this test.
  5. What does Medicare allow for extended color vision testing?
  6. How often may this test be repeated?
  7. Must the physician be present while this test is performed?
  8. May we ever bill the patient for color vision testing?