Practice Management Resources


Payer Appeal Letters

In order to assist with your reimbursement needs the Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery has created template letters to assist you with denials on specific procedures.

Health Policy Resources

Coding educationAAO-HNS/F & Karen Zupko & Associates Coding and Reimbursement workshops:

NCCI and MUE Updates

National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Edits

Medicare Forms

CMS 460 -Medicare Provider Participation and Supplier Agreement CMS 20027 - Medicare Redetermination Request Form CMS 20033 - Medicare Reconsideration Request Form CMS 1500 - Sample Health Insurance Claim Form

Are You Enrolled in PECOS?

On November 26, 2010, CMS announced that Medicare contractors will not implement (on January 3, 2011) system wide edits that would automatically deny certain part B billed items and services requiring ordering / referring providers, when the ordering

CPT for ENT: Flexible Laryngoscopic Procedures

Q: How do I code for percutaneous laryngeal injections using flexible endoscopic guidance?