• 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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