The Essential Guide to Coding in Otolaryngology: Coding, Billing, and Practice Management details how to properly and compliantly code for both surgical and non-surgical services.
It is a practical guide for all otolaryngologists in the United States and fills the gap in training of residents and fellows in coding with a readable yet searchable book.
Included are sections on otolaryngology coding basics and advanced issues, claim submission and ICD-10-CM.Focused entirely on a practical approach to coding, billing and practice management, this text is user friendly and written for the practicing physician, in addition to the coder.
A physician's income is tied to the ability to code and good revenue cycle processes and thus properly bill and collect for services provided.
As profit margins are squeezed, the ability to optimize revenue by compliant coding is of the utmost importance.
The Essential Guide to Coding in Otolaryngology is vital not only for new physicians but for nearly every otolaryngologist in practice.Key Features:Written by practicing otolaryngologists, health care providers, practice management, and coding expertsRobust index for easy referenceDiscussion of the foundations of coding, billing and practice managementOtolaryngology sub-specialty focused discussion of office-based and surgical coding