Third Party Resources

Our certified professional coder, Joyce Ardrey, provides members with the latest information regarding insurance systems. Members and their staff may get individual advice from Joyce and view monthly webinars regarding the latest developments in insurance and optometry. 

"Coding, billing, insurance plans coverage rules, payers rules, compliance with federal and state laws: if you have a question, I'll find an answer."

HIPAA Finding an ICD-10-CM code for the patient's condition. Assistance with interpreting a denial of claim lines.
Filling claims for special circumstances like co-managing 90 day global period surgeries and post-op cataract eyewear (Refractive Lenses benefit).
Finding medical policies of the different payers since not all payers cover services the same way.
Choosing the right modifiers and when to use them.

  • Implementing the Advanced Beneficiary Notices (ABN). Updating and enrolling in Medicare's provider enrollment system (PECOS). Guidance for successful inclusion in the new payment models (MIPS).

Assistance with compliance requirements; accessing free poster requirements; template for creating the required written policies.
Monthly recorded Webinars.