CPT for ENT: Vertical Electrodes

Q: How do you code for the use of verticalelectrodes in vestibular function tests?(CPT Code +92547: use of vertical electrodes (List separately in addition to code for primaryprocedure)  A: On February 1, 2005, new guidelines became available to repo

CPT for ENT: Stereotactic Computer Assisted Navigation

Q: What is stereotactic computer assisted navigation and how can I bill for it (from January 1,  2011) when I perform FESS?

CPT for ENT: Drainage and Irrigation of the Masseteric Spaces

Q: What are appropriate codes to report the drainage and irrigation of the masseteric, submandibular, sublingual, and submental spaces when a single incision is made?

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

CPT for ENT: Intradermal Dilutional Testing

Q.Should physicians report CPT code 95027 by antigen or per dilution (test or stick)?

CPT for ENT: Septoplasty and Ablation of the Inferior Turbinates on the Same Date of Service

In November 2009, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to change the Correct Coding Institute (CCI) modifier edit for the CPT code pair of 30520 - Septoplasty or submucous resection, with or without cartilage scoring, contour

CPT for ENT: Chemodenervation of the Larynx - Botulinum Toxin

Q: What is the Academy's recommendation for billing Botulinum toxin A injections of the larynx?

CPT for ENT: Lagophthalmos Correction & Gold Eye Weight Placement

Q: What is gold weight placement in the upper eyelid and how would I code that procedure?

CPT for ENT: Balloon Sinus Dilation

The AAO-HNS submitted three new code requests in October 2009 to the AMA for Category I CPT codes for the use of stand-alone balloon sinus dilation technology during endoscopic sinus surgery.