The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery endorses the intraoperative use of computer-aided surgery in appropriately select cases to assist the surgeon in clarifying complex anatomy during sinus and skull base surgery.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. recognizes that facial plastic surgery is an integral part of the specialty and is a fundamental area of expertise for otolaryngologistshead and neck surgeons.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. recognizes that endoscopic evaluation and endoscopic surgery are accepted modalities of diagnosis and treatment for sinonasal disorders. Adopted 3/2/1990
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-
There have been a number of member inquiries on the correct usage of CPT® codes 31233 Nasal/sinus endoscopy, diagnostic with maxillary sinusoscopy (via inferior meatus or canine fossa puncture) and 31235 Nasal/sinus endoscopy, diagnostic with sphenoi