Procedure code for plaquenil eye exam

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  1. garikspb Well-Known Member

    Procedure code for plaquenil eye exam


    She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg bid (6.5mg/kg) for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to presentation.

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    If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ & read the forum rules. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, you must be an AAPC Member. If you are a member and have already registered for member area and forum access, you can log in by clicking here. Non-contributory. The clinical diagnosis is a determination based on the knowledge obtained from the patient’s medical history and from the results of the eye examination alone, without the benefit of diagnostic tests or procedures. The patient’s clinical diagnosis is “high-risk” for developing plaquenil-induced. When acuity 99173 or instrument-based ocular screening 99174 is measured as part of a general ophthalmologic service or an E/M service of the eye eg, for an eye-related problem or symptom, it is considered part of the diagnostic examination of the office or other outpatient service code 99201–99215 and is not reported separately.

    Review of systems: Blurred vision, halos, dry eye, dry mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, joint pain Pupils: Reactive to light in each eye from 5 mm in the dark to 2 mm in the light. Extraocular movements: Full, both eyes (OU) Confrontation visual fields: Full OU Intra-ocular pressure The optic nerves appeared healthy with a 0.3 cup-to-disc ratio. Past Ocular History: None Medical History: Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis, supraventricular tachycardia, anxiety, depression, peptic ulcer disease Medications: prednisone, methotrexate, amitriptyline, ranitidine, estradiol, tizanidine, diltiazem, Restasis Allergies: codeine, droperidol Family History: heart disease, arthritis, cancer Social History: occasional alcohol but no tobacco or intravenous drug use.

    Procedure code for plaquenil eye exam

    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z01.00 Encounter for examination of eyes., Plaquenil-Induced Toxic Maculopathy - Decision-Maker PLUS

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  4. Plaquenil therapy and eye exams. De__0__0. I was told from the start by my rheumatologist I would have to have eye exams including visual field exams every six months due to the plaquenil therapy. My first two exams did include these tests. But my next six month appointment is coming up, and they told me I didn't need the visual field test.

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    Question Which code diagnosis and CPT should I use for a baseline Plaquenil exam? Ohio Subscriber Answer Plaquenil is the trade name for hydroxychloroquine, a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Question Which code diagnosis and CPT should I use for a baseline Plaquenil exam? Ohio Subscriber Answer Plaquenil is the trade name for hydroxychloroquine, a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. It can have adverse effects on the lens and/or retina and, therefore, the primary care physician or rheumatologist treating the condition refers the patient to an ophthalmologist for monitoring ocular changes. Used when patient comes in for exam and you end up doing a Procedure e.g. Punctal Plugs or Trichiasis procedure Generally CC is separately identifying USED ON E&M CODE •Cannot be used for FB eval and removal. PATIENT PRESENTS FOR FB REMOVAL. •Standard before FB removal

     
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