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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

E/M:

To Bill Same-Day E/M Service, Documentation Must Justify Scope

Check out this handy list of 10 scope indications. When your otolaryngologist performs an E/M service along with a laryngoscopy, you cannot always report both services. Unless your otolaryngologist provides a mini operative report of the scope’s findings, then you can bet you’ll only be paid for one of these services. Here’s how to tackle this problem and how to [...]