Preventive Medicine: Glaucoma Screening

May 9th, 2018 - Find-A-Code™
Categories:   HCPCS Coding   Diagnosis Coding   Preventive Medicine Service   Ophthalmology   Optometry  
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Glaucoma Screening

Procedure Codes
G0117: Glaucoma screening for high risk patients furnished by an optometrist or ophthalmologist
G0118: Glaucoma screening for high risk patient furnished under the direct supervision of an optometrist or ophthalmologist

ICD-10-CM
G0117-G0118: Z13.5

Frequency
G0117-G0118: Once a year

Additional information
G0117-G0118

  • Coverage as is indicated with certain high risk factors:
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Family history of glaucoma
    • African-Americans aged 50 and older
    • Hispanic-Americans aged 65 and older
  • For Medicare beneficiaries deductible and copayment may still apply

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.


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