Critical thinking is so important to our doctors and patients, in fact, we should foster a culture that encourages it to ensure the best medical care and results. This podcast discusses key ideas related to critical thinking and raises some questions that will prompt you to start incorporating it into your technician training.
A successive development strategy for your potential managers will require dedicated time, a logical assessment of resources, a realistic action plan, and patience. Under your leadership, a rational plan for the internal development of practice managers can relieve some of your burdens, retain valuable staff, and provide optimal value for the practice.
In the evolution of customer service, the right step might be a step backward in time. Even in our eyecare practices, the basic principles of customer service remain the same as the corner ice cream shop. Understand your product and service, be able to articulate each one, and identify and meet the needs of the customer with good-natured professionalism.
The CPT definitions and descriptions of the ophthalmic codes (92002– to 92014) are confusing, to say the least. The definitions of the codes are even different than the actual descriptions themselves.
Consultants and other experts on this subject like to say, “these codes are broken”. Very few Medicare Administrative Contractors (or, MACs) have published guidelines available for the eye codes. This podcast will provide some clarity to assist when documenting and billing these services.