• Correct CPT code for Patient with Submacular Hemorrhage and VMT

    Question: Our physician performed pneumatic displacement of submacular hemorrhage and vitreo-macular traction.  What are the appropriate CPT codes?

    Answer: Since there is no retinal detachment, appropriate claim submission is CPT codes 67025 Injection of vitreous substitute, pars plana or limbal approach, (fluid-gas exchange), with or without aspiration (separate procedure) and 65800 Paracentesis of anterior chamber of eye. 

    Learn more about testing in the Complete Guide to Retina Coding