Lili Posted Tue 10th of January, 2017 19:57:05 PM
I NEED A CPT CODE: OPERATION PERFORMED: REMOVAL OF INTRAOCULAR FOREIGN BODY(INTRAENTICULAR). TRAUMATIC CATARACT EXTRACTION BY PHACOEMULSIFICATION WITH POSTERIOR CHAMBER INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANTATION.
DIAGNOSIS: INTRAOCULAR FOREIGN BODY (INTRALENTICULAR) WITH TRAUMATIC CATARACT.
SuperCoder Answered Wed 11th of January, 2017 02:31:09 AM
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As per this documentation, you should report the following codes:
- 65235 – Removal of foreign body, intraocular; from anterior chamber of eye or lens
- 66984 – Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis (1 stage procedure), manual or mechanical technique (eg, irrigation and aspiration or phacoemulsification)
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