Reimbursement for Goniotomy or Trabeculotomy AB Interno

Topic: Goniotomy

Sponsor: MicroSurgical Technology

Updated: 01/01/2022

MicroSurgical Technology

This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What is trabeculotomy ab interno, also known as goniotomy?
  2. What are the indications for goniotomy?
  3. What are the contraindications to goniotomy?
  4. Can I use goniotomy as a primary or initial line of treatment for congenital glaucoma?
  5. What CPT code describes goniotomy or trabeculotomy ab interno?
  6. Does health insurance cover glaucoma surgery using goniotomy?
  7. Is goniotomy bundled with other services?
  8. Is goniotomy compatible with ophthalmic endoscopy for reimbursement?
  9. What is the global surgery period for 65820?
  10. What is the Medicare physician reimbursement for goniotomy?
  11. Does Medicare allow a facility fee for goniotomy performed in an ASC or HOPD?