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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

CPT® Coding:

Consider Medicare Guidelines, Medical Necessity when Coding Rhinoplasties

Take each of these factors into account to simplify the coding and billing process. Speaking of Advance Beneficiary Notices (ABNs), rhinoplasty procedures are one example in which a provider should opt to issue a patient an ABN when Medicare considers the rhinoplasty to be cosmetic and therefore not medically necessary. However, a determination of what is and is not medically [...]