Plaquenil visual field coding

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  1. dedeedi XenForo Moderator

    Plaquenil visual field coding


    What tests should be done at the six month interval? Certainly, I have had no problem whatsoever from the plaquenil..even knowing plaquenil induced eye problems are rare...

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    Jun 12, 2013 For the diagnosis code, use V58.69 long-term current use; of other medications for the primary diagnosis, and then the diagnosis code which applies to the systemic condition for which the patient is taking Plaquenil e.g. 714.2, other rheumatoid arthritis with visceral systemic involvement. For the baseline exam done before the patient is. Procedure code and description group 1 codes 92081 visual field examination, unilateral or bilateral, with interpretation and report; limited examination eg, tangent screen, autoplot, arc perimeter, or single stimulus level automated test, such as octopus 3 or 7 equivalent Jan 01, 2020 A baseline ocular examination is recommended within the first year of starting Plaquenil. The baseline exam should include best corrected distance visual acuity BCVA, an automated threshold visual field VF of the central 10 degrees with retesting if an abnormality is noted, and spectral domain ocular coherence tomography SD-OCT.

    I am also on low dose prednisone, I have taken prrednisone daily for 18 months at levels ranging from 2.5 mg to 5 mg...periodic boosts to 60 mg with a fast taper back down to 5 mg. I would like to make sure they continue to follow the proper guidelines.

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  4. The diagnosis coding depends on whether the patient is now taking Plaquenil. For your primary diagnosis, if the patient has completed his course of treatment of the drug, use V67.51 Follow-up examination; following completed treatment with high risk medications, not elsewhere classified.

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    Or, the visual field could just be patchy all over. If these errors are not too bad, the general gist of the field can be deduced, especially if compared to prior fields. Most often, as long as everything else is stable IOP, ONH appearance, we just reorder these fields in a few month’s time. For plaquenil damage. Appears safe to restart medication. Need to watch carefully. Patient 3 70 year old patient female referred in by her optometrist Plaq. 12 years for Lupus. Visual field with peripheral points of decrease Feels like there are changes in her vision, doesn’t want to take the plaquenil anymore. Is worried. mfERG 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 this time so the appointment would be shorter.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine sulfide is a medication that was first developed to treat and prevent acute malaria, but is now also prescribed to help with some forms of lupus or rheumatoid arthritis for patients whose symptoms have not responded to other medications. Brand Hydroxychloroquine sulfide is a medication that was first developed to treat and prevent acute malaria, but is now also prescribed to help with some forms of lupus or rheumatoid arthritis for patients whose symptoms have not responded to other medications. Brand name prescriptions can get pricy, and while malaria patients don't need to take many pills, treating lupus with Plaquenil can cost upwards of 0. Start Saving - PENNSAID - Official Site Patient Assistance & Copay Savings Card for HUMIRA® Cost Co-pay Cards and Financial Assistance for Arthritis.
     
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