AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Corneal Amniotic Membrane Transplantation

A patient with a corneal ulcer with necrosis and descemetocele was seen for amniotic membrane transplantation to the left eye. Necrotic tissue on the cornea was debrided to access site, and a piece of amniotic membrane was cut to size, positioned and glued onto the cornea. Sutures were placed to secure the graft. What are the appropriate ICD-10-PCS procedure code assignments for the amniotic membrane transplant? ...

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