Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis (1-stage procedure)

Cataract Extraction with Intraocular Lens Insertion: This code represents the surgical removal of a cataract with the simultaneous insertion of an intraocular lens, a standard ophthalmic procedure.

Details

CPT code:

66984

Category:

Category I

Section:

Surgery

Specialty:

Ophthalmology

Type:

Ophthalmology

Standard ophthalmic procedures involving the surgical removal of cataracts with the simultaneous insertion of intraocular lenses are accurately documented using CPT code 66984. This code serves as a comprehensive descriptor for healthcare providers performing cataract extractions with intraocular lens insertions, ensuring precise documentation for billing and reimbursement purposes. Utilizing this code facilitates transparent communication regarding these routine yet essential ophthalmic interventions, supporting accurate reimbursement for cataract-related procedures.

Under what category does Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis (1-stage procedure) fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis (1-stage procedure)?

Per Procedure

Modifiers

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Clinical use

Cataract Extraction with Intraocular Lens Insertion: Surgical removal of cataract with intraocular lens insertion.

Documentation

Documentation should include the indication for surgery, details of the extraction, and the type of lens inserted.

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