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Academy Summarizes Impact of CMS 2015 Proposed Policies on the Otolaryngology Community

Rules and policies summarized from the 2015 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that are specific to Otolaryngology include: transitioning all 10- and 90-day global codes to 0-day global codes, identifying approximately 65 codes as "potentially

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Template Appeal Letters and Advocacy Statements

In order to assist with your reimbursement needs the Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery has created template letters and advocacy statements (otherwise known as blanket statements) to assist members with denials on specific procedures.

Institute of Medicine Releases Important Report on the Future of Graduate Medical Education

Current and future surgical shortages will fail to meet the needs of patients limiting access to careWASHINGTON, DC – Today the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report, Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation’s Health Needs, containing

ENT Advocate: 7-11-14

July 11, 2014Lead Story:Support for Audiology Direct Access Wanes in CongressDespite pressure from members of the audiology community, Congress’ interest in advancing legislation to provide audiologists with unlimited direct access to Medicare patien

Congressional Budget Office Predicts IPAB to Remain Inactive for 10 Years

A recent report issued by the Congressional Budget Office projects that the Affordable Care Act's proposed Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) will remain inactive for the next decade.

The ENT Advocate 6-27-2014

June 27, 2014Lead Story:VA Health Care Bill Moves to Conference In a rare return to regular legislative order, select members of the U.S.

Patient Management Perspectives

Patient Management Perspectives (PMP) allows the learner to manage a patient from presentation to discharge and follow-up. With an interactivve question-and-answer self- assessment format.