AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Xen glaucoma treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Xen Glaucoma Treatment System in November 2016. The system is used to treat intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with refractory glaucoma or in patients with primary open angle glaucoma and pseudoexfoliative or pigmentary glaucoma with open angles that are unresponsive to maximum tolerated medical therapy. The system consists of an implantable gel stent and an injector. Is there a Level II HCPCS codes that describes the Xen Glaucoma Treatment System? ...

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