AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 7 (July)

Surgery Eye and Ocular Adnexa, 67414 (Q&A) (July 1999)

July 1999 page 10b Coding Consultation Surgery Eye and Ocular Adnexa, 67414 (Q&A) Question Is it appropriate to report code 67414, Orbitotomy without bone flap (frontal or transconjunctival approach); with removal of bone for decompression, for both eyes during the same surgical session. AMA Comment Code 67414 represents a unilateral procedure. Therefore, if the procedure is performed on both eyes modifier -50, Bilateral procedure, should be appended. Surgery Eye and Ocular Adnexa, 67414 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1999; July 1999 page 10b ...

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