The ministry is introducing one new diagnostic code and one explanatory code

Effective September 1, 2023, one new diagnostic code and one new explanatory code have been created for the new optometry appropriateness changes.

New diagnostic code and descriptions

  • 976 – Poisoning by eye anti-infectives and other eye drugs

Explanatory code and description

  • VN  allowed as a major oculo-visual examination for seniors with medical conditions

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