Results 1 to 4 of 4

IOL implant

  1. Default IOL implant
    New Call-to-action
    Hi fellow coders
    My fellow biller and I are discussing if we can charge out for the IOL implant to a private insurance using the V2632. Our contract with this paticular insurance does allow for implants paying 15% plus invoice? I was under the impression that our charge for the 66984 included the implant.

    Thank you

  2. #2
    taken from codecorrect:

    Q1003 is only used when reporting a new technology intraocular lens (NTIOLS) inserted in the ASC setting in order to receive the additional $50 for Category 3 NTIOLS.

    Is it a new tech lens or Posterior chamber intraocular lens (v2632) ?

  3. #3
    For Medicare it does include the lens, except NITOLS, PC and AC IOLS. I would double check your contract. A lot of contracts specifially exclude IOLS from the implants that are sperately reimbursed.


  4. Default
    We bill our private insurances the V2632 and most of them will pay. Medicare definately won't pay, but I say it's worth a shot.

Similar Threads

  1. IOL Reimbursement
    By kfrycpc in forum Ophthalmology/Optometry
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-27-2015, 10:03 AM
  2. how code a piggyback IOL implant?
    By hencked in forum Ophthalmology/Optometry
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-16-2014, 10:12 AM
  3. Re-do of IOL Master
    By cmiller3418 in forum Ophthalmology/Optometry
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-08-2013, 01:49 PM
  4. Dislocated IOL
    By coderguy1939 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-16-2009, 09:53 AM
  5. Confused about IOL'S
    By Ksumansky in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-20-2009, 08:41 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.