Policy Statements

Issues & Claim Denials

Overview

AAPOS has made a variety of policy statements on various aspects of pediatric ophthalmology. It is very helpful when communicating with third party carriers such as insurance companies to enclose a copy of these policy statements to "back up" the claims you are making regarding issues such as amblyopia and adult strabismus.

Documentation

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Supporting Clinical Report issued jointly by AAP, AAO, AAPOS and AACO- Decemebr 2015

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Policy Statement issued jointly by AAP, AAO, AAPOS and AACO - December 2015

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AAPOS position statement. Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - July 2017

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Described along with correct CPT coding. Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - September 2018

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Described for the ophthalmologist along with correct CPT coding. Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - May 2012
Reaffirmed by the AAPOS Board of Directors - March 2017

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Policy statement issued by AAP and the AAO - October-November 2003

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Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - May 2017

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Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - March 2017

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Policy Statement issued by AAPOS. Approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - March 2017

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Policy Statement approved by AAPOS Board of Directors - March 2017

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Position Statement

Children's Exposure to 3D Video Games & Television

Nintendo and other large electronics makers have recently posted warnings advising that parents should limit the amount of time children under six years of age spend playing the new generation of 3D video games.

There is no published scientific data that shows or even suggests that play on such video games causes damage to the developing visual system. While there are probably many valid reasons why children of all ages should have their time playing video games limited, based on current scientific data, damage to the child's visual potential is not one of them.


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