Reimbursement

Payment-Related Miniseminars

Take full advantage of the 2014 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM; attend a payment-related miniseminar! CT-Related Miniseminars Take advantage of the 100+ sessions related to CT imaging to help meet CMS accreditation CME requirements. The list of our CT-related Miniseminars or Instruction courses can be found here.

NCCI and MUE Updates

National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Edits

CPT for ENT: Flexible Laryngoscopic Procedures

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

2014 PQRS Quality Measures

Individual Measures:

Management of Otosclerosis

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes otosclerosis as a condition of abnormal bone growth that results in a progressive conductive hearing loss.

Allergy

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. states that the management of allergic disorders is an integral part of the specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Adopted 10/20/1982 Revised 2/4/1989 Reviewed 2/27/1993

Ambulatory Procedures

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) recognizes the existence of lists of surgical procedures that may be appropriately performed in an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) setting.

Disorders of the Equilibrium and Drivers Licensing Boards

The Equilibrium Subcommittee and the Hearing and Equilibrium Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Position Statement on Cochlear Implants

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. considers unilateral and bilateral cochlear implantation as appropriate treatment for adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss.

Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Section I. Treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia (Laryngeal Dystonia)

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