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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Retinal Surgery:
Coding Recurrent Repairs? Use These Tips to Choose Between 67108 and 67112

Forget initial-vs.-subsequent rules for thumb for 67108 and 67112. Two retinal repair codes top coders’ charts as the most difficult to use: 67108 (Repair of retinal detachment; with vitrectomy, any method, with or without air or gas tamponade, focal endolaser photocoagulation, cryotherapy, drainage of subretinal fluid, scleral buckling, and/or removal of lens by same technique) and 67112 (… by scleral [...]