Nicole Posted Mon 20th of November, 2017 10:09:56 AM
Patient previously underwent cataract surgery. The patient noted decreased vision postoperatively that did not improve with refraction. there was dense anterior capsule phimosis.
The doctor did a Removal of Anterior Capsule. Would this be an Unlisted Code 66999?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 21st of November, 2017 04:28:29 AM
>There is no existing CPT code for anterior capsulotomy, so report the unlisted CPT code 66999.