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    Are non-specific lens changes considered cataracts? Do I code for this or not????
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    you may not it as cataracts until the physician states cataracts. No the term non-specific lens changes may not be interpreted by us to be synonomous as cataracts.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    thank you debra
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