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You Be the Coder: How Should You Report Multiple Eyelash Removals?


- Published on Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Question: We saw a patient with several eyelashes growing in toward her eyes, so the physician removed the offending eyelashes. Should we report the removals per eye, per eyelid, or per eyelash? Supercoder.com Subscriber  Answer: To report this service, you should use the correct epilation code, 67820 (Correction of trichiasis; epilation, by forceps only) or 67825 (...  epilation by other [...]





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