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Research Gaps - Laryngology/Broncho-esophagology

Click to view the research gaps identified in this clinical practice guideline: Hoarseness (dysphonia) Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery

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: Eagle's Syndrome

Eagle’s Syndrome Q: How do I code for Eagle’s Syndrome and its treatment?

CPT for ENT: Fine Needle Aspiration

Q: How do I code for fine needle aspiration? A: The codes are CPT 10021 Fine needle aspiration; without imaging guidance and CPT 10022 Fine needle aspiration; with imaging guidance. Each code has a professional and technical component.

CPT for ENT: Laryngoscopy

AMA Code Manager (2nd quarter, 2007) states that codes 31545 Laryngoscopy, direct, operative, with operating microscope or telescope, with submucosal removal of non-neoplastic lesion(s) of vocal cord; reconstruction with local tissue flap(s) and 3154

CPT for ENT: Changes to the Esophagoscopy Family of Codes for CY 2014

As members are likely aware, 2014 brings significant changes to the Esophagoscopy family of CPT codes.

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