Monographs

A monograph is a comprehensive discussion of the billing, coding and reimbursement aspects of an ophthalmic product or service. It generally includes a concise description of the item or procedure, the indications, billing issues, practice management tips, relevant regulations or statutes, documentation requirements, payment levels, utilization parameters and template forms. For a more abbreviated discussion of the same topics, see our FAQs.

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TitleTopicSponsorContent TypeUpdated
Reimbursement Guidelines for Punctal or Intracanalicular Occlusion by PlugPunctum PlugsOASIS MedicalJune 2, 2023
Fundus Photography ReimbursementFundus PhotosepipoleMarch 28, 2023
Medicare Reimbursement for Surgical Correction of Corneal AstigmatismSCOCAPrecision LensNovember 11, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement for Baerveldt® Glaucoma ImplantsAqueous ShuntJohnson & Johnson VisionOctober 10, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement for the Hydrus® MicrostentHydrus MicrostentIvantisAugust 5, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement for Ophthalmic Diagnostic TestsTestsCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 4, 2022
Coding GuideCoding GuideCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 2, 2022
Billing Office Procedure ManualBilling ProceduresCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 2, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement for Presbyopia-Correcting and Toric IOLsPresbyopia IOLsCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 2, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement for Post-Cataract EyeglassesGlassesCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 2, 2022
Co-Management of Postoperative CareCo-ManagementCorcoran Consulting GroupFebruary 2, 2022
Rules for ModifiersModifiersCorcoran Consulting GroupJanuary 19, 2022
Medicare Reimbursement For MicroPulse® Transscleral CyclophotocoagulationTransscleral CyclophotocoagulationIridexNovember 8, 2021
Reimbursement for Tests with the OCULUS PentacamOCULUS PentacamOCULUSMarch 11, 2021
Reimbursement for Tests with the OCULUS Keratograph 5MOCULUS Keratograph 5MOCULUSMarch 11, 2021
Medicare Reimbursement for Melbourne Rapid FieldsVisual FieldsM&S TechnologiesMarch 11, 2021
External Ocular Photography and AOS Anterior SoftwareExternal PhotosSparcaJune 1, 2020
Reimbursement Guidelines for Scanning Computerized Ophthalmic Diagnostic ImagingSCODIOptovueJanuary 29, 2020
Fundus Photography ReimbursementFundus PhotosOptovueJanuary 28, 2020
Medicare Reimbursement for the ASCASCCorcoran Consulting GroupJanuary 13, 2020
Medicare Reimbursement for Surgical ProceduresSurgeryCorcoran Consulting GroupJanuary 12, 2020
Medicare Reimbursement for Visual Fields TestingVisual FieldsZEISSJanuary 10, 2020
Reimbursement for CUSTOMFLEX ARTIFICIALIRISArtificial IrisVeo OphthalmicsJanuary 1, 2020
Medicare Reimbursement for Fundus PhotographyFundus PhotosZEISSNovember 22, 2019
Medicare Reimbursement for Imaging with the Cirrus™ HD-OCT and Cirrus™ PhotoImagingZEISSApril 11, 2019
Medicare Reimbursement for Imaging with the SPECTRALISImagingHeidelbergMarch 15, 2019
Reimbursement for Fundus Photography in TelemedicineFundus PhotoCorcoran Consulting GroupJuly 31, 2018
Reimbursement for Electrophysiology TestingElectrophysiologyCorcoran Consulting GroupJune 22, 2018
Reimbursement for Diagnostic TestsCorneal TopographyZEISSNovember 2, 2017
Reimbursement for Diagnostic Tests with the Carl Zeiss Meditec IOLMasterOptical Coherence BiometryZEISSSeptember 25, 2017
Medical History DocumentationHistory TakingCorcoran Consulting GroupAugust 3, 2017
Reimbursement for Tests with Visionix VX-120Visionix VX-120/130VisionixJune 26, 2017
Medicare Reimbursement for TECNIS Symfony® IOLSIOL Abbott Medical OpticsJanuary 26, 2017
Reimbursement Considerations of the Implantable Miniature TelescopeImplantable Miniature TelescopeVisionCareMay 3, 2016