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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Proposed Codes May Change Your Cornea Diagnoses in October

Hereditary corneal dystrophies, corneal transplant complications might be coded differently if proposals are finalized. Coding for corneal dystrophy and complications after corneal transplant could be set for a big overhaul as part of the Oct. 1, 2019 ICD-10 update. That’s the word from the proposals that the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee discussed during its March meeting. The Committee will [...]