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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Vision and HearingServices Handbook : 4 Vision Care Professionals : 4.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 4.3.5 Vision Testing : 4.3.5.3 Ophthalmological Examination and Evaluation with General Anesthesia

4.3.5.3
An ophthalmological examination and evaluation under general anesthesia (procedure codes 92018 and 92019) performed by an ophthalmologist may be medically necessary when a client has significant injury or cannot otherwise tolerate the procedure while conscious.
Procedure codes 92018 and 92019 may be reimbursed once per service, per day, when billed by any provider.

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