I have worked for ENT for 18 years (12 physicians) and would say yes, nasal endoscopy for every patient is EXCESSIVE, but, on the other hand, as long as the documentation and clinical diagnosis can support the charge.........Have you had any problems with reimbursement? Do you have a good working relationship with this provider? that you might ask why they feel it is necessary for every patient to be scoped. Also, I strongly suggest you advise them that this sort of billing behavior might send up red flags and consequently result in audits and investigations into their billing practices.
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