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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

IONM:

Are You Reporting New Codes 95940-95941 Correctly? Find Out

Beware: This new terminology prevents you from billing IONM plus surgery. If your ENTs have billed 95920 with 95927 to non-Medicare payers, then you shouldn’t assume you can report one of the new intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring (IONM) codes in addition to the surgery. You could be setting your claim up for a denial. Background: Physicians have billed 95920 and 95927 [...]