NOV 06, 2019
Billing AC Tap in Post-operative Period
Question: Are anterior chamber taps, billable in the post-operative period?
Answer: When medically necessary, yes. Submit 65800 with modifier -78 if related, but unplanned or modifier -79 if unrelated. Plus, the appropriate eye modifier -RT or -LT.
Learn more about global periods in the Learn to Code the Essentials.