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Ophthalmology Coding Alert


Zero In on Specific Eyelid

The new set of diagnostic codes greatly expands on ICD-9’s “Other disorders of eyelid” category. If you’ve been watching the development of the ICD-10 codes, you know that one of the goals of the new diagnostic code set, which becomes effective Oct. 1, 2015, is greater specificity. This goal is especially clear when it comes to disorders of the eyelid, [...]