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Old 06-26-2009, 02:16 PM
JBowyer JBowyer is offline
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Default Incision & Drainage Orbital/Eyelid Abcess

I am trying to find a CPT code for Incision & Drainage Orbital/Eyelid with diagnosis of 376.1 orbital abcess. Any suggestions? I am looking at 67405 or 67413.

Jennifer Bowyer, CPC, CEMC, CPMA
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:27 PM
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Eyelid I&D is 67700 and Orbital is 67405

I would be inclined to use 67405 because of the dx you provided.

Just my take.
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