Icd 10 code for glasses after cataract surgery bcbs

What is ICD 10 code for cataract surgery? Z98. 4 – Cataract extraction status. ICD-10-CM. Do you have to wear special glasses after cataract surgery? Some patients do not need glasses after surgery, but most patients require glasses in the form of progressive lenses or bifocals, reading or distance glasses.

FAQ icd 10 code for glasses after cataract surgery bcbs

Does Medicare cover glasses after cataract surgery?

Answer: Medicare will cover one complete pair of eyeglasses after each cataract surgery. However, if after the first eye surgery is performed, the patient waits to get glasses until after the second eye is operated on, Medicare will only cover one complete pair of glasses.

What is the CPT code for eye glasses?

CPT codes to report For one or two lenses, bill the correct Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code (V21xx, V22xx, or V23xx) on separate lines for each eye; use modifier RT or LT and the fee for one lens at your standard fee.

Does Medicare cover a cataract extraction with IOL?

Some LCDs clarify, "If a beneficiary has a cataract extraction with IOL insertion in one eye, subsequently has a cataract extraction with IOL insertion in the other eye, and does not receive eyeglasses or contact lenses between the two surgical procedures, Medicare covers only one pair of eyeglasses or contact lenses after the second surgery.

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When do you get glasses after a second eye surgery?

So typically, when the patient is finished with the second eye, during post-op, the doctor does a refraction and we complete the order for the glasses.”

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