• I have a physician who would like to bill for an A-scan only when treating for myopia management in children. What is the appropriate CPT code?


    I have a physician who would like to bill for an A-scan only when treating for myopia management in children. What is the appropriate CPT code?
     
    The recommended code is CPT 76516 Ophthalmic biometry by ultrasound echography, A-scan. This code is still payable per eye so if you are measuring both or one eye use the appropriate modifier (-50, -RT, -LT) and ensure the appropriate diagnosis is linked.