The procedure in which a scope is placed through a small incision and into a body cavity is called a/an?
When coding endoscopic procedures you must be certain to code to the fullest ________ of the procedure and to code the correct approach for the procedure.
If more than one distinct procedure was performed during an endoscopic procedure, what modifier would you add to the lesser-priced service?
A(n) _________ laryngoscopy is performed when a physician uses a tongue depressor to hold the tongue down and view the epiglottis with a mirror.
A(n) ___________laryngoscopy is performed when the endoscrope is passed into the larynx and the physician can look at the larynx through a scope.
Ear, Nose, Throat
An otorhinolaryngologist is a physician who specializes in treating condtions of the __________, _____________, and _________
When coding a nasal abscess or a nasal biopsy of the skin using the external approach, you use codes from the _____________System subsection.
When coding a nasal abscess or a nasal biopsy using the internal approach, you use codes from the __________System subsection
Superior, Middle, Inferior
What are the three sections of turbinates? ____________, ______________, and _____________