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    Default Question on Cataract Surgery 66984

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    I'm hoping someone can help me with a simple question. Is a capsulorrhexis a normal part of a cataract procedure, 66984 ? Or should we code 66982 for a complex cataract extraction ???
    Thanks in advance for any responses,

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    Knoxville, Tn Chapter


    It's a normal part of the cataract surgery, 66984.

    I thought it was more of a complex cataract until I researched into it further.


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    Hi April, thanks for responding so quickly, this is certainly the the group and forum I've ever belonged to.

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    Yes, just 66984 :-)

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