CMScript 4 of 2022: Focus on AMD
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition affecting the middle part of the vision, primarily in people older than 50 years. The condition causes damage to the macula resulting in progressive visual loss..
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (the formal diagnosis is H35.3 – Degeneration of macula and posterior pole) is a Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMB) condition under the Diagnostic Treatment Pair (DTP) code 904B – Retinal detachment, tear and other retinal disorders.
According to the PMB regulations, the current treatment component specified for this condition is Vitrectomy, laser treatment, other surgery.
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