The New York State Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery


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third party insurance help

  • Members have access to unlimited, free consulting assistance relating to third party payer insurance, coding and policy issues from James McNally, CPC - Health Care Consultant Services.


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COVID-19 Resources for NYSSO Members!
Updated: 5/4/20

seminars & webinars

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weekly updates

• 5/25/20
CMS Clarifies COVID-19 Specimen Collection Via a Swab for a
COVID-19 Lab Test.

• 5/25/20
NYSWCB Announces Payment for COVID-19 Testing.

• 5/25/20
Medicare Prior Authorization Program for OPD Surgeries Becomes Effective for Dates of Service Effective 7/1/2020.

• 5/25/20
Medicaid to Initiate 1.5% Across the Board (ATB) Payment Reductions.

• 5/25/20
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Coding Guidelines for COVID-19 Telehealth/Telemedicine Services.

• 5/25/20
Change to Modifier 95 Use as it Relates to Medicare Part B and COVID-19 Billing.

• 5/25/20
UHC Is Waiving Cost Share for Medicare Advantage Members.

• 5/18/20
CMS Release Recommendations for Re-openings for Nonemergent/Non-COVID-19 Care.
• 5/18/20
CMS Announces Fee Increase for Audio Only Telephone Visits!
• 5/18/20
CMS Reevaluates Accelerated Payment Program and Suspends Advance Payment Program.
• 5/18/20
NYSWCB Issues COVID-19 Outbreak Response & Telemedicine Codes.
• 5/11/20
CMS Relaxes Documentation Requirements for E/M Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Pandemic.
• 5/11/20
April 2020 NYSSO News Now Available!
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NYS Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
408 Kenwood Avenue
Albany, NY 12054
Tel: 518 439 2020
Fax: 518 439 2040


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