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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Tracking Glaucoma and DR Progress

Question: The ophthalmologist is monitoring a patient who has glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. He checks the glaucoma’s progression with a scanning laser test and takes fundus photographs to track changes in diabetic retinopathy. How would I code this visit? North Carolina Subscriber Answer: Report CPT® code 92134 (Scanning computerized ophthalmic diagnostic imaging, posterior segment, with interpretation and report, unilateral or [...]