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Cataract-In our ASC

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    In our ASC , one surgeron does cataracts -cpt code 66984, he also adds pupiloplasty to it, is pupilplasty included in catract, or would it be a complex cataract ?

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    I would say is a separate procedure; just my guess; I looking into the 671xx series(per the encoder); and per the CCI is not bundled to 66984. Any other feedback

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    I believe its "incidental to" the cataract extraction. Depending on the documentation you may be able to use 66982 rather than the 66984.
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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