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  1. Gail Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    What is the proper way to bill corneal debridement code 65435?
    Is a RT or LT modifier needed?

    thank you

  2. SuperCoder Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    Yes, you should mention LT/RT to specify which eye the ophthalmologist worked on. Also there are four modifiers related to eye such as E1-E4. Based upon optholmologist's work, you could append these modifiers.
    E1: Upper left eyelid
    E2: Lower left eyelide
    E3: Uppper right eyelid
    E4: Lower right eyelid

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  • Posted by 32457 Gail, 5 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.