Medicare Rules for Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography

Topic: Intraoperative OCT

Sponsor: ZEISS

Updated: 09/08/2021


This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. How does iOCT help the surgeon?
  2. What reimbursement issues affect the use of ZEISS RESCAN 700?
  3. If the ZEISS RESCAN 700 is used in vitrectomy or keratoplasty, who pays for it?
  4. If the ZEISS RESCAN 700 is used at the time of an evaluation under anesthesia, who pays for it?
  5. What CPT codes are pertinent for the ZEISS RESCAN 700?
  6. Can iOCT be considered a diagnostic and a surgical service during the same operative session?