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    Default Cataract Surgery with ICL Removal

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    My doctor removed an ICL (Implantable Contact Lens) during cataract surgery. Would it be appropriate to bill 66984 and 65920 (removal of implanted material, anterior segment)?

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    Apr 2007
    Saint Louis West


    It doesn't look like anyone replied and I'm wondering the same question. Did you figure this out?

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    According to NCCI Policy manual, CPT codes for removal of lens or cataract extraction (66830 - 66984) should not be reported separately.

    Chitrai Selvi B CPC

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