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  • Units Billed for Trichiasis

    How many units can be billed and what modifiers should be used when billing for the correction of trichiasis; epilation, by forceps (67820) on multiple lids?

    CPT code 67820 has a Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) of 1. A MUE is the maximum number of units a service should be reported during the same session, per eye. For bilateral procedures, append modifier –50.

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