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    Nashville, Tennessee

    Default cataract surgery

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    I need some help and I may be over thinking this but...here goes.

    If a patient is already scheduled for cataract surgery and and the surgeon performs this surgery and ends up having do a posterior vitrectomy which was not planned what are the billing guidelines for this. Can you still bill it eventhough it was not planned? All input would be welcome. TJ

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    to the best of my knowledge it is considered bundled, incident to the primary procedure.

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