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    Default Procedure codes for foreign body removal from cornea

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    A patient came in with a foreign body in cornea of eye.
    A 27-gauge needle was used to remove the foreign body with no complications. A minimal amount of burr drilling was needed to remove the rust ring.

    I came up with CPT code 65220 and ICD procedure code 982.1.

    Any suggestions?
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    atlanta GA


    CPT should be 65220 but ICD code is 930.0

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    Thanks for your help!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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