Otolaryngology Coding Alert

CPT® Coding: Nail Down Correct Usage of New Bundled FESS Codes


- Published on Fri, Feb 09, 2018
Attempting to decipher the parenthetical notes is where it really gets tricky. As you may be aware, many coders in the otolaryngology specialty have been voicing their concerns over CPT®’s new functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) codes. The new codes, debuted in October and implemented January 1, have introduced new ways of coding bundled sinus endoscopic procedures of varying sinus [...]


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