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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

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Get Familiar With Your 'Unlisted' Options

You have several choices for each ENT anatomic site.  Coders try to avoid using unlisted-procedure codes whenever possible, partly because payer reimbursement is often inconsistent, and partly because carriers – and coders – prefer more descriptive codes. Unlisted codes also often represent delayed payment and additional work for the coding and billing departments since the documentation and explanation of the [...]



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