Otolaryngology

Barbara Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, CENTC is one of the country’s top coders and consultants in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery.  

CMS Proposes Payment Changes to Endoscopic Sinus Codes

CMS Proposes Payment Changes to Endoscopic Sinus Codes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing major payment changes to sinus endoscopy services. The 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule includes the following excerpt: We are proposing to apply the special rule for m…

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Getting Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea Covered

Obstructive sleep apnea causes those who suffer from it to sleep poorly and always feel tired. Obstructive sleep apnea is also indicative for heart Inspire® therapy is a promising alternative to traditional treatment options for sleep apnea, but getting it covered under insurance is not a given.

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Billing 95165 Is Nothing to Sneeze At

The professional service of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy — reported using CPT® 95165 Professional services for the supervision of preparation and provision of antigens for allergen immunotherapy; single or multiple …

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