• CPT code for Ingrown Eyelash

    Question: What code should we bill for removing an ingrown eyelash?

    Answer: When removing ingrown eyelashes, submit CPT code 17999 Unlisted integumentary procedure. Include in box 19 of the CMS 1500 form what was performed.  The payer may request an operative report.  If Medicare Part B is the payer, the patient should sign and ABN and submit 17999 -GA.

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