For CY 2015, the AMA CPT® Editorial Panel has deleted three Eustachian tube CPT codes from the CPT code set. This change was supported by the Academy, as the codes were rarely utilized and reflected outmoded codes.
There are several Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT) code changes for 2015 applicable to otolaryngologists. Below is a summary of these changes. If you have any questions regarding CPT code changes for 2015, please contact the Health Policy team.
Rande H. Lazar, MD, of Memphis, TN, recently established an endowment for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in support of gathering socio-economic data related to otolaryngology.