Hypoglossal  nerve stimulator
New Category III codes

New Category III codes have been established in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) 2017 code set to report implantation of a hypoglossal nerve stimulation system that includes the placement of ... READ MORE

Doc’s ProPlugs

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Officite

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Mt. Sinai

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Call for 2017 Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award nominees

The Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award is given annually to recognize an outstanding Member for his or her commitment and achievement in service within the United States, either to the ... READ MORE

AAO-HNS Member Call to Action

Provide essential resources in your community to promote the Stop the Bleed® campaign See something. Do something. Improve survival. Join the Stop the Bleed® initiative and the bleeding ... READ MORE

Top 100 ENT services for 2017

The Academy has prepared resources outlining the 100 most frequently reported Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes by providers with subspecialty designation “4-Otolaryngology” within the ... READ MORE

CPT changes for 2017: What ENTs Need to Know

There are several Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT) code changes for 2017 applicable to otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons.  Below is a summary of these changes. If you have any questions ... READ MORE

Academy updates CPT for ENT articles

As part of a process to continue to provide the most up-to-date resources for our membership, Academy Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) experts have begun to re-evaluate and update the Academy’s ... READ MORE

Managing cerumen in children

By Dale A. Tylor, MD, MPH, Chair  of the AAO-HNS Media and Public Relations Committee Infants and children have frequent contact with their primary care physicians, both for regular well-child ... READ MORE

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE
Improving Nasal Form and Function after Rhinoplasty

Adapted from the February 2017 Supplement to Otolaryngology– Head and Neck Surgery. Read the guideline at otojournal.org. The primary purpose of the “Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Nasal ... READ MORE

NYU team provides surgical care in Haiti

Dylan Francis Roden, MD, MPH, and a group of 10 from New York University (NYU) worked alongside Haitian surgeons, nurses, surgical technicians, and anesthetists for a week in September 2016 performing ... READ MORE

AAO-HNS/F Seeks Chair for Ethics Committee

AAO-HNS/F Boards of Directors are seeking applications for the position of Chair of the AAO-HNS/F  Ethics Committee. The chair-elect would serve from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018, then ... READ MORE

Examining diversity in the AAO-HNS

Valerie A. Flanary, MD, Diversity and  Inclusion Committee Chair Diversity and inclusion, as well as cultural competency, are now well-known focuses in most organizations and institutions. Studies ... READ MORE

Practice Management eCourses

Eleven new eCourses from AcademyU®, will help you understand and manage your otolaryngology practice and get some credit too. “The Practice Management Education Committee (PMEC) is charged to create ... READ MORE

Become a mentor/mentee on mENTorConnect today

mENTorConnect is designed to help bring AAO-HNS Members together to provide a unique  opportunity for personal and professional growth through the creation of mentor relationships. With mENTorConnect, ... READ MORE

WIO Endowment opportunities

The Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Endowment was established in 2010 with the generous donations of many forward-thinking men and women who understood the challenges that women in otolaryngology-head ... READ MORE

Leaders of the PAC
Expanded from the print edition

The ENT PAC Board of Advisors thanks our Leadership Club Investors for their generous support to ensure the specialty has a powerful voice on Capitol Hill. With your support, otolaryngology-head and ... READ MORE

The first 100 days

What to expect from the new Administration and 115th Congress After a hyper-partisan campaign  season and some November election surprises, the dust slowly began to settle on Capitol Hill in late ... READ MORE

Frequently asked questions on MIPS reporting in 2017

On January 1, 2017, eligible clinicians (ECs) could begin reporting for the Merit-based Incentive  Payment System (MIPS) program. Under MIPS, ECs will report on multiple categories and receive a ... READ MORE