Category: CC-Otolaryngology

Pharyngectomy Code
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Pharyngectomy Code

September 22, 2022 Question: Is code 42950, Pharyngoplasty (plastic or reconstructive operation on pharynx), reportable when a free skin flap with microvascular anastomosis, is not performed and a limited pharyngectomy is done? Answer: No, you should report CPT code 42890 when a limited pharyngectomy is performed not CPT 42950 (Pharyngoplasty (plastic or reconstructive operation on...

New vs Established Patient
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New vs Established Patient

August 25, 2022 Question: I am a contracted physician with a group practice (Practice A) in our town. I have an opportunity to contract with another practice (Practice B) not in the same town, but near enough that my patients could see me in either location. My question has to do with the definition of...

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