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  1. Loni Posted 4 month(s) agoRelated Topics

    What is the correct way to bill for a lateral tarsal strip AND Quickert Sutures for entropion of the right lower eyelid (HO2.002)?

  2. SuperCoder Posted 4 month(s) ago


    Code 67924, Repair of entropion; extensive (eg, tarsal strip or capsulopalpebral fascia repairs operation) can be reported if the documentation supports the procedure.

    Hope that helps!

  3. Loni Posted 4 month(s) ago

    Just to make sure: is there any instance these 2 procedures would be billed separately? Does the 67924 encompass both the Quickert suture AND the entropion repair? The documentation mentions both: "patient agrees to proceed with lateral tarsal strip AND Quickert everting sutures OD."

  4. SuperCoder Posted 4 month(s) ago


    The code for quikert suture 67921 is bundled with 67924. So, if physican is doing lateral tarsal strip with suture in the same eye report only 67924. 


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  • Posted by 22292 Loni, 4 month(s) ago. There are 4 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.