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Ophthalmology Coding Alert


New Blepharitis Codes Keep a Lid on Eyelid Conditions

In 2015, many diagnosis codes will specify which eye — and which lid. In an earlier Ophthalmology Coding Alert, we looked at how the diagnosis codes for the “Other disorders of eyelid” category would change once ICD-9 converts to ICD-10 effective Oct. 1, 2015. This time, we’ll examine the changes to another specific category of eyelid diagnoses: blepharitis. Background: In [...]