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Cyclitic Membrane removal

Cheryl Posted Mon 10th of September, 2012 17:30:55 PM

What is the procedure code that can be used for this?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 10th of September, 2012 20:14:25 PM

66830: Removal of cyclitic membrane if performed along with vitrectomy

Some coders may prefer to use 66999 rather than 66830, but the principal issue is that because a complete vitrectomy was performed one uses CPT code 67036 and unbundles the code pairs by appending modifier –59. The same unbundling is performed because CPT codes 67036 and 66830 are code-pair edits.

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