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Advocacy
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No coverage for anesthesia for cataract surgery by Anthem: CSEPS joins AAO in opposition »
On March 12 CSEPS signed onto a letter by the American Academy of Ophthalmology opposing a new payment guidance instituted...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Post your charges: New law starts in 2018 »
Physicians must post their prices for at least the fifteen most common health care services provided beginning January 1,...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stephen Petty, MD, is 2017 AAO Outstanding Humanitarian »
Colorado’s Stephen Petty, MD, received the prestigious Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American Academy of Ophthal...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time is short and opposition mounts against IPAB »
The fight continues against the threat of arbitrary payment cuts to physician services by a non-elected panel of bureaucr...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fighting against MedPAC Part B Drug Payment Model »
CSEPS joined 269 other organizations in a large coalition to voice concerns with recently recommended policies by MedPAC t...

Events
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSEPS events: Staying local going lean »
From left, Drs. Ryan Rich, John Burroughs and Ron Pelton. CSEPS regularly sponsors cutting edge e...
Thursday, July 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSEPS joined Broncos’ Von Miller for charity event »
CSEPS joined Denver Broncos’ Linebacker Von Miller and 21 Bronco celebrity racers at the Track at Centennial on Monday, Ju...
Thursday, May 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAO Mid-Year Forum Success »
The American Academy of Ophthalmology's Mid-Year Forum featured not only hard-charging hill visits where physician leaders...
Saturday, March 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prepare for ICD-10 in just four hours at CODEquest 2014 »
The biggest change to health care coding in more than 30 years - ICD-10-CM - goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2014. Worried? Do...
Saturday, March 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Denver Sjögren's Walkabout: June 14 »
The Sjögren's Walkabout is a national awareness and fundraising event for the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation (SSF) that tak...

President's Update
Thursday, May 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's update - May/June 2014 »
Mission of the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons: Promote excellence in patient care...
Saturday, March 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's update - March/April 2014 »
Mission of the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons: George Ulrich, MD Promote excellence in...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's update - January/February 2014 »
Happy New Year! With a new year comes the opportunity to review and refresh our goals. I'll hope you'll review what we're...

Practice Management
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DORA releases new guidelines for prescribing and dispensing opioids »
On April 12, 2018, the Colorado Division of Regulatory Agencies announced the release of new guidelines for prescribing an...
Friday, April 13, 2018
MIPS 2018: Are you in or out? Check now »
If you’re still trying to figure out whether you have to report MIPS data for 2018, based upon recent changes by the feder...
Thursday, March 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anthem backs off Modifier 25 cuts »
Last week Anthem BCBS opted to terminate its planned 25 percent reimbursement cut to E/M services appended with modifier-2...
Sunday, October 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stepping up efforts to prevent opioid abuse »
By the time you read through this newsletter another person will have died from a drug overdose in the USA; one every 10 m...
Sunday, October 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resolving Medicaid payment problems »
In March of this year Colorado Medicaid officially switched over to new vendor (DXC Technology) to administer claim paymen...

Members
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 CSEPS legislative reception success »
The inaugural CSEPS legislative reception was a huge success, continuing a methodical CSEPS strategy to build ad...
Saturday, December 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outcome of CSEPS leadership elections - 2016 »
CSEPS member elections were conducted in October for leadership positions including president, president-elect, treasurer...
Saturday, December 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSEPS/COA social mixer success »
Thanks to all those that attended the CSEPS/Colorado Optometric Association Octoberfest social mixer. Attendees enjoyed a...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSEPS launches "It’s Time to Get Involved" campaign »
New campaign aims to provide you with meaningful volunteer opportunities We asked, you answered, and now your Colorado...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CSEPS Connect Event - 8/20/14 in Denver »
Don't miss the next CSEPS Connect educational event on August 20 at 1515 Restaurant in Denver featuring American Academy o...

Resources
Saturday, December 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health advisory alert: Request for cases of adverse reactions to ocular Avastin injections »
The following is an important health advisory alert from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)....
Wednesday, March 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ophthalmologists Encourage Organ Donation to Help Restore Sight for Thousands »
Corneal transplants increase to 48,000 a year, returning priceless gift of vision to people suffering from eye i...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Generic drug use shown to improve medication adherence in people with glaucoma »
Researchers recommend ophthalmologists consider switching nonadherent patients to unbranded options In the first stu...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Than Half of People with Glaucoma Skip or Improperly Administer Medications »
American Academy of Ophthalmology issues six tips to help patients overcome treatment challenges Glaucoma is a leadi...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top-selling eye vitamins found not to match scientific evidence »
Research shows that, of 11 popular supplements analyzed, 7 do not adhere to proven formulas; all 11 have misleading claims...

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