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Trabeculectomy CPT code

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    Default Trabeculectomy CPT code
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    revision of bleb that failed following a trabeculectomy procedure

    1) 65855

    2) 66170

    3) 66250

    4) 66999

    Pleae explain little bit about this procedure and how to code it?

    Thank you

  2. Default 66250
    Year: 2010

    Issue: December

    Pages: 12


    Surgery: Ophthalmology

    Question:When a bleb fails after a trabeculectomy procedure, is it appropriate to report the revision of that bleb with code 66250,Revision or repair of operative wound of anterior segment, any type, early or late, major or minor procedure? Paul Cadorette CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CEDC, COSC, CASCC, Houston, TX

    Answer:Yes, it is appropriate to report code 66250 to describe the revision of the bleb following a trabeculectomy procedure.

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    Thank you so much. You made my day and You have a wonderful day too

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    jamie , thanks I always coded 66250 ,but never had the proof, thank you also-trent

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    Great to know this, but what if patient had same situation and physcian uses amniotic membrane graf twith it , Can I use 65779- placement of amniotic membrane on the ocular surface for wound healing

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