SEP 19, 2018
CPT Code for Lasering Posterior Synechiae
Question: What is the appropriate CPT code for severing of adhesions from the posterior segment of the right eye?
Answer: Report it with CPT code 65860 Severing adhesions of anterior segment, laser technique (separate procedure). ICD-10 code H21.541 Posterior synechia (iris), right eye is included as a typically covered diagnosis. Always confirm if your payer requires prior authorization.
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