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Apr 23rd, 2018 - tswelch

Coding

I have a physician that was performing Catract Surgery and was not able to finish because of complications. He will take patient back to surgery to put lens in at a later date. My question is, my physician charged a 66982 for the procedure that he could not complete but he had to do a vitrectomy.
When he goes back to surgery he will code 66984 because he will place a lens at that time.
I was thinking he needed to code a incomplete surgery with the code 66984 and attach a modifier for incomplete. When he goes back to surgery bill 66984 with site modifier.
What are your thoughts?
Tammy

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May 4th, 2018 - henry01 1 

re: Coding

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