CPT Code 66991 | Description, Procedure & Billing Guidelines (2022)

CPT Code 66991 | Description, Procedure & Billing Guidelines (2022)

Report CPT code 66991 for extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of an intraocular lens prosthesis with (an) drainage device(s). 1. What Is CPT Code 66991? CPT 66991 covers a procedure in which an intraocular lens prosthesis is inserted during an extracapsular cataract extraction procedure. To lower pressure in the eye, the provider can also insert…

65435 CPT Code Reimbursement (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

65435 CPT Code Reimbursement (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

65435 CPT code reimbursement bills for service when the physician performs removal of corneal epithelium with or without the utilization of chemo-cauterization (abrasion, curettage). Physicians perform surgery to remove the outer-most layer of the cornea (the clear tissue that covers the eyeball) by scraping or cutting it with a spatula or curette (e.g. 65435).  65435…

(2022) CPT Code 66984 – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

(2022) CPT Code 66984 – Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

CPT code 66984 is used to report for services when extracapsular cataract removal surgery is performed by the surgeon using the manual or mechanical technique to insert an artificial lens without endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation. CPT Code 66984 Description The patient with cataracts usually has poor visibility, diplopia, cloudy or blurry vision, enhanced nearsightedness, and distortion of…

Cataract Surgery CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Cataract Surgery CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

Cataract surgery CPT code(s) 66820, 66821, 66830, 66982-66988, and 66991 bills for service when the physician performs cataract surgery to remove the lens and exchange it with an artificial lens if required.  Cataract Surgery CPT Code Description The following are reasons why the physician performs cataract surgery: Vision changes Blurry vision Age-related macular degeneration Diabetic…