Does CPT code 67820 need a modifier?
In addition, the epilation would be billed with its own surgical code, 67820, without a modifier, and with the diagnosis code for trichiasis.
How do you bill an epilation?
Yes, there are two methods of epilation described in CPT. One method is code 67820 (Correction of trichiasis; epilation, by forceps only), and the other is 67825 (Correction of trichiasis; epilation, by methods other than forceps, e.g., electrosurgery, cryotherapy, laser surgery).
What is procedure code 67820?
CPT® 67820, Under Excision and Destruction Procedures on the Eyelids. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 67820 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Excision and Destruction Procedures on the Eyelids.
How do you bill for corneal foreign body removal?
What procedure code do you use? CPT code 65222 is removal of foreign body, external eye; corneal, with slit lamp. 65222 is a bundled code. That means if you have two or more foreign bodies in the same tissue in the same eye, on the same day, you can only bill once for the multiple foreign bodies.
What is a 24 modifier?
Modifier 24: Unrelated Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician during a Postoperative Period. The physician may need to indicate that an evaluation and management service was performed during a postoperative period for a reason(s) unrelated to the original procedure.
Is 67820 a bilateral code?
Procedure codes 67820 and 67825 are designated bilateral indicator “0” codes by the 2002 National Physician Fee Schedule.
Is CPT code 67820 bilateral?
Procedure codes 67820 and 67825 are designated bilateral indicator “0” codes by the 2002 National Physician Fee Schedule. The “0” indicates that bilateral rules do not apply (to 67820 and 67825) because of physiology or anatomy or because the code description specifically states that it is a unilateral code.