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Your documentation will determine the outcome of an audit

March 5, 2015

ATLANTA – Knowing and following your local and national coverage determinations and the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Preferred Practice Patterns could help your practice successfully survive an audit from a CMS recovery audit contractor, according to a speaker here at SECO.

Recovery audit contractors (RACs) detect and correct past improper payments so that CMS and insurance carriers can implement actions that will prevent future improper payments, Carl Spear, MS, OD, MBA, said.

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Optometrists transition from stage 1 to stage 2 meaningful use

March 5, 2015
ATLANTA – Many optometrists are concerned about meeting the requirements of stage 2 meaningful use, according to a speaker here at SECO.Zachary McCarty, OD, said…
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VIDEO: Most ODs must still attest for meaningful use stage 2

March 5, 2015
ATLANTA – Zachary McCarty, OD, detailed the differences between stage 1 and stage 2 meaningful use here at SECO. One objective that he said may be…
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VIDEO: Proper documentation crucial for an audit

March 5, 2015
ATLANTA – Here at the SECO meeting, Carl Spear, MS, OD, MBA, told attendees that recovery audit contractors conduct post-payment audits on physician claims to…
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New Johnson & Johnson lenses enhance natural eye color

March 5, 2015
ATLANTA – Johnson & Johnson Vision Care launched 1-Day Acuvue Define contact lenses here at SECO.The lenses are designed to enhance the natural color of the…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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VIDEO: Most ODs must still attest for meaningful use stage 2

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ATLANTA – Zachary McCarty, OD, detailed the differences between stage 1 and stage 2 meaningful use here at…
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