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  • Anterior Segment Exam Same Day as Cataract Surgery


    Question: I performed an anterior segment exam, retinoscopy and A-scan, followed by complex cataract surgery, on a patient under general anesthesia. How should I submit this to Medicare?

    Answer: The exam under anesthesia is bundled with cataract surgery. Submit the A-scan and complex cataract surgery.