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  • Office Visit with Corneal Foreign Body Removal

    Can you bill an office visit with a corneal foreign body removal?

    To bill an office visit on the same day as any minor procedure, for example CPT code 65222, you must meet the definition of modifier –25. Though the exam might be medically necessary, it is not separately billable if it is performed solely to confirm the need for the minor procedure.

    If you missed the 2023 Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding Course, presented June 27 in collaboration with the Academy’s YO Committee, you can purchase the recording through Aug. 25.