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Second Retinal Repair

Question: A patient underwent a retinal repair in the right eye, then three weeks later returned with a retinal detachment in the left eye. Given that the left retina detached within the global period of the procedure on the right eye, how should I code these encounters? Alabama Subscriber Answer: Report the appropriate retinal detachment repair CPT® code – 67101-67105 (Repair of [...]