MAR 18, 2019
CPT Code YAG Laser for IOL Deposit
Question: A patient presented with deposits and pigment on the anterior surface of an IOL. The surgeon used a YAG laser. What is the appropriate CPT code to submit?
Answer: Submit CPT code 66999 Unlisted anterior segment. If Medicare Part B is the payer, the patient should sign and ABN and submit 66999 -GA. In box 19 of the CMS 1500 form indicate what was performed.
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