AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2020 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Excision of excess conjunctiva

Patient with conjunctivochalasis or excess folds in the conjunctiva, underwent excision of the excess conjunctiva from the inferior bulbar surface. Excess conjunctiva measured 5 x 20 mm. Our facility considered reporting code 68110, however there is no lesion requiring excision. The indication was there is redundant or too much conjunctiva skin present. What is the correct code for excision of the excess conjunctival folds? ...

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