Loni Posted Mon 09th of October, 2017 16:46:16 PM
What is the correct way to bill for a lateral tarsal strip AND Quickert Sutures for entropion of the right lower eyelid (HO2.002)?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 10th of October, 2017 06:57:18 AM
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!
Loni Posted Tue 10th of October, 2017 10:55:38 AM
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."
SuperCoder Answered Wed 11th of October, 2017 01:52:36 AM
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.