Tag Archive | "otolaryngology"

Ace FESS Coding Updates With This Quick Terminology Quiz

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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CPT® 2018 introduced several changes for nasal/sinus endoscopy codes, sometimes referred to as FESS codes. Otolaryngology coders need some real anatomy-terminology skills to apply these codes correctly, so here’s your chance to sharpen your knowledge. Look at the terms below. In some cases, you’ll see a related code tied to the term to help show […]

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Here Comes Santa ‘Jaws’! Taste Success With This Tongue and Mouth Floor Coding Quiz

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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Need a break from the holiday madness? There’s nothing more relaxing than an anatomy quiz. Or if that’s not your flavor of fun, consider this a way to rev up for more accurate coding in 2018! The quiz below was inspired by an article in Otolaryngology Coding Alert, the newsletter included in Otolaryngology Coder. Get […]

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Injection Laryngoplasty: Code Correctly, Collect $1,046

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Hi, otolaryngology coders! Have you been enjoying the new code CPT® 2017 gave you for injection laryngoplasty? Today, let’s take a closer look at 31574 (Laryngoscopy, flexible; with injection[s] for augmentation [e.g., percutaneous, transoral], unilateral). When Will You Use 31574? Injection laryngoplasty is on the rise among ENTs. The procedure involves injecting an augmenting material […]

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