Head and Neck

Clinical Indicators: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty - UPPP

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Rhinoplasty

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Neck Dissection

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received. Information contained in the Clinical Indicators includes: Definitions Procedures and CPT Codes

Clinical Indicators: Tracheostomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery - Adult

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery - Pediatric

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received. Information contained in the Clinical Indicators includes: Definitions Procedures and CPT Codes

Clinical Indicators: Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Adenotonsillectomy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

Clinical Indicators: Laryngoscopy or Nasopharyngoscopy

Clinical Indicators are intended to help practitioners engage in the best practices, reduce errors, and improve value received.

CPT Code Changes for 2014

There are several Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT) code changes for 2014 applicable to otolaryngologists. Below is a summary of these changes.

CPT for ENT: Changes to +15777 Implantation of Biologic Implant Code for CY 2013

For CY 2013, the CPT Editorial Panel has modified the descriptor for add on code +15777 and has limited this code’s use to biologic implants placed into breast and/or trunk sites only. The new text is underlined below.

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