https://www.corcoranccg.com/products/faqs/yag-laser-capsulotomy-2/

During extracapsular cataract surgery, if the posterior capsule develops opacities that reduce visual acuity, a YAG laser is used to restore clear vision.

https://www.reviewofophthalmology.com/article/medicare-enters-the-era-of-presbyopia-lenses

Apr 12, 2006 ... Q: Does Medicare consider presbyopia-correcting IOLs to be new ... A: As a medically necessary procedure, YAG capsulotomy is covered.

https://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/cataract-surgery-cost.htm

Aug 20, 2018 ... But if you choose laser cataract surgery and/or a premium toric IOL for ... Since most people who undergo cataract surgery in the U.S. have Medicare or .... need to undergo a laser procedure (YAG laser capsulotomy) costing ...

https://www.eyeworld.org/article-medicare-s-medical-necessity-issues-for-cataract-and-yag-surgery

One of the most elusive and least understood concepts in Medicare ... EyeWorld - Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy - Medicares medical necessity issues for cataract ...

https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/medicare-covered-services/limited-medicare-coverage-vision-and-dental/medicare-and-vision-care

Limited Medicare coverage: vision and dental ... For example, Medicare will cover surgery to remove a cataract and replace your eye's lens with a fabricated ...

https://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/resources/patient-information/eye/having-a-Yag-laser-capsulotomy-following-cataract-surgery.pdf

The aim of this information sheet is to answer some of the questions you may have about having a Yag laser capsulotomy. It explains the benefits, risks and ...

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ASCPayment/Downloads/CMS-PC-AC-IOL-laser-guidance.pdf

Nov 16, 2012 ... Per CMS Ruling 05-01, issued May 3, 2005, Medicare will allow beneficiaries to pay additional charges. (which are non-covered by Medicare ...

https://www.cigna.com/individuals-families/health-wellness/hw/medical-topics/nd-hw36757

Discusses laser surgery called Nd:YAG posterior capsulotomy. Covers cloudiness that may happen after cataract surgery, sometimes called aftercataract.

https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/VisionServices_FactSheet_ICN907165.pdf

surgery. A cataract is an opacity or cloudiness in the crystalline lens of the eye blocking the passage ... procedure that Medicare does not pay for the physician.

https://www.aao.org/eye-health/treatments/what-is-posterior-capsulotomy

Feb 18, 2019 ... Posterior capsulotomy is laser surgery you might need sometime after cataract surgery. The laser treats posterior capsule opacification, which ...