The New York State Society of Otolaryngology

Head & Neck Surgery


benefits & services

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  • many benefits and services of
  • membership in the NYSSO-HNS!

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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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Updated: 1/9/17

MLMIC Dateline - Fall 2016
Risk Management news, Patient Safety updates and news for MLMIC policyholders.

Safety Info

seminars & webinars

For information on upcoming seminars and webinars, click on the link above

weekly updates

• 2/20/17
Reminder on CMS Provider Minute Videos: Nasal Endoscopy Video Now Available

• 2/20/17
Reminder: Reconsideration Forms for the 2017 Payment Adjustment Based on the 2015 EHR Reporting Period are due February 28, 2017!

• 2/20/17
ALERT: MFCU Issuing Audit & Refund Demand Letters related to Medicaid Billing Services and Percentage Based Payment Arrangements!

• 2/13/17
Attention: NGS CONNEX Users: NGSConnex to Require Multifactor Authentication.

• 2/6/17
Last Call to Attest to 2016 Meaningful Use to Avoid Penalty in 2018!
Deadline Extended!

• 2/6/17
February 2017 NYSSO News Now Available!
Click on NYSSO News in the Menu Above.

• 2/6/17
Majors Release February 2017 Network Updates & Bulletins.

• 2/6/17
2017 Quality Measures for MIPS Available for Otolaryngology under Specialty Measures Set Heading.

• 2/3/17
ALERT: UPDATED NYSSO-HNS Summary of Medicare Quality Payment Program Requirements for 2017! 2017 Quality Measures & Patient Facing Encounter Codes Now Available. WHAT YOU NEED TO DO!

• 1/9/17
ICD-10 Code Updates and their Impact on Medicare PQRS Program!
Penalty May be Averted!

• 1/9/17
AAO-HNS Provides QPP MIPS Resource Website!

• 12/1/16
ATTENTION: ICD-10 Code Denials Increasing Due to Insurers Failing to Update their Claims Processing System to Reflect the October 1, 2016 Updates. Take Action Now!

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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