AUG 14, 2020
CPT Code for Removal of Hydrus Stent
Question: The facility is billing CPT code 65235 Removal of foreign body, intraocular; from anterior chamber of eye or lens for the removal of a hydrus implant. Is this correct?
Answer: No. The appropriate CPT code is 65920 Removal of implanted material, anterior segment of eye. This is not considered a foreign body as it was placed there by a surgeon.
For more information on MIGS, see How to Bill for MIGS.