Larynx

Voice Therapy in the Treatment of Dysphonia

Voice therapy contributes to increased effectiveness and efficiency in the otolaryngologist's diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders.

CPT for ENT: Nasal Endoscopy and Laryngoscopy on the Same Date of Service

In late 2006, there was a proposal from CMS and NCCI to remove the modifier over-ride of CPT code 31231 -Nasal endoscopy, diagnostic, unilateral or bilateral (separate procedure) when billed with the flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy CPT codes (31575-

Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the world. The negative health effects of the use of tobacco products represent a global pandemic of enormous proportions.

CPT for ENT: Endoscopic Laryngoplasty

Q: How can I report an endoscopic laryngoplasty?

CPT for ENT: Neck Dissection and Laryngoscopy on the Same Date of Service

As a result of the advocacy of the Academy, the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) will delete the current bundling edit for the neck dissection CPT codes (38720-Cervical lymphadenectomy (complete) and 38724 - Cervical lymphadenectomy (modifie

TALC (Treatment of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer) Study

The TALC study has been developed to improve the understanding and care of patients with laryngeal cancer.

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VHI

Voice Handicap Index (VHI) Description Quantifies the psychological consequences of voice disorders Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 30 (3) Estimated Completion Time >= 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VHI-10

Voice Handicap Index-10 Description Measures voice handicap in the general adult population Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 10 (1) Estimated Completion Time 5 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VOS

Voice Outcome Survey (VOS) Description Evaluates patient limitations in certain daily activities that require speaking or limitations in their social or work-related activities because of vocal problems Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 5 (N/A)

Laryngology Outcome Tool: V-RQOL

Voice-Related Quality of Life Survey Description Assesses dysphonic patients and their treatment outcomes Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 10 (2) Estimated Completion Time 5 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

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