Review of Optometry: Not Covered? No Problem


Today’s health care system is a fickle beast, and the challenges of navigating the payor system can be overwhelming. But you can always get paid for what you do. If you ever write a charge off to a zero balance, you are not taking full advantage of the rules that exist to get paid. Consult with your billing department and spot check your EOBs to make sure they aren’t writing off patient balances. This is where understanding the rules that govern the financial waivers of liability is crucial. A financial waiver of liability is an informed consent document you use when you expect a patient’s insurance will not cover a procedure or durable medical equipment (DME) such as eyeglass frames and lenses. Read More