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    Default Corneal Transplant

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    Does anyone know it medicare still pays for the implant itself V2785 with cpt code 65756?
    Last edited by codedog; 02-09-2010 at 08:15 AM.

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    We have been reimbursed by Medicare for the corneal tissue used during this procedure. I believe you're required to submit an invoice to Medicare indicating the cost of the tissue.

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    I agree with coderguy...we get pay for the V2785 as well...just submit the invoice along with the claim

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    I agree also. We get paid for the tissue as well but we have to submit our claim electronic and then they submit a request for the invoice. If we try to submit a paper claim they just return it to us telling us to submit electronic. But once they request the invoice we provide it to them via fax and have no problem getting paid full invoice price (minus shipping & handling) for them.

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