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    Default Medicare policy for cataract surgery with visual acuity 20/40

    Has anybody had trouble with payment on cataract surgeries or have a current policy that explains the current requirements needed for submitting claims with visual acuity is 20/40, 20/50 for surgeries? All the denials relate to additional documentation but I would like to more information if possible in lieu of DL30889 which will be published later in year. Thank you.
    Last edited by Californiacowgirl; 06-01-2010 at 04:40 PM.
    California Cowgirl
    Patient Financial Services Coder

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