2015 PQRS Quality Measures

Individual Measures:AAO-HNS has identified 30 individual measures that may be applicable for otolaryngologists to report for PQRS.

Top 100 ENT CPT Codes for 2015

2015 Top 100 ENT Codes Billed in a Physician OfficeThis chart contains a list of the 100 most frequently reported CPT Codes, by providers with sub-specialty designation "4 – Otolaryngology" within the Medicare enrollment database, within the physicia

Payment-Related Miniseminars

Take full advantage of the 2014 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM; attend a payment-related miniseminar!CT-Related MiniseminarsTake 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) EditsSince 1996 the Medicare NCCI procedure to procedure edits have been assigned to either the Column One/Column Two Correct Coding edit file or the Mutually Exclusive edit file based on the criterion for ea

2014 PQRS Quality Measures

Individual Measures:The 2013 PQRS includes 28 individual measures claims and registry-based reporting that are most applicable to an otolaryngology practice.

Summaries of Regulations and their Impact on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Academy Summarizes Impact of 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule (12/10/15)The Academy has summarized key provisions of the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule that affect otolaryngology including: practice expense changes; Gl

Position Statement: 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.

Position Statement: 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.

Position Statement: Allergy

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Position Statement: Disorders of Equilibrium and Drivers Licensing Boards

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. believes that physicians should not be required to report their patients with disorders of equilibrium to drivers licensing boards.