AAO-HNS Coding Corner

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Academy Coding Corner

As a new benefit for Members, the Academy is proud to release our “AAO-HNS Coding Corner”.  The coding corner makes accessing the newest coding and reimbursement tools simple and straightforward for Members.


Coding Education

AAO-HNS/F and Karen Zupko & Associates Coding and Reimbursement Workshops

Coding Guidance (Coding Restrictions and Changes to CPT Codes)

CPT for ENT coding guidance articles

ICD-10 Coding Resources

Code Changes for CY 2013

*NEW* Code Changes for CY 2014

*NEW* Top 100 ENT Billed Services for CY 2014 (hospital outpatient and physician office settings)

Top 100 ENT Billed Services for CY 2013 (hospital outpatient and physician office settings)

Clarifying Medicare Audiology Billing Services: Audiology and Oto-tech FAQs

Information on NCCI/ MUE Edits

E/M Documentation Guidelines

Payer Denials and Appeals

Template Appeal Letters for Services Commonly Denied

Background for CPT Editorial Panel, AMA RUC, & Academy New Technology Pathway Process

Information on the RUC and CPT Process and the Academy's New Technology Pathway process to obtain new, or revised, CPT codes. Click here for more information.

Information on CMS Quality Initiatives and Programs

Detailed information on the Electronic Health Record (EHR), Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Electronic Prescribing (eRx), and Value Based Payment Modifier (VBPM) programs and how you can earn incentives and avoid penalties. Click to view the Academy's Quality Initiatives page. 


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