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A New View of Ear Health Has Finally Arrived. Ear infections have traditionally been diagnosed with the use of an otoscope, essentially a penlight and magnifying glass developed over 150 years ago. Traditional otoscopy offers a high-level of variability and subjective observation based on the clinician experience and patient cooperation.
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- The technology in the OtoSight Middle Ear Scope is 90.6% accurate when assessing MEE*. This is a significant increase over the 50% accuracy with standard otoscopy published in 2001**.
*Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Mar;162(3):367-374
**Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001;155(10):1137-1142.
You’ve never opted for what’s new until you’re convinced it’s what’s best—not only for your patients, but also for your practitioners and your bottom line. But when a new technology checks all the right boxes, delivering real-time data and over 90% accuracy when assessing middle ear effusion, that’s a win-win-win.
Exit the outdated otoscope with only a 50/50 chance of the correct diagnosis and enter the OtoSight—the innovative technology that lets clinicians non-invasively see through the eardrum to the source of most infections, the middle ear.
OtoSight Middle Ear Scope can be billed with two Category III CPT Codes 0485T and 0486T.
PhotoniCare has engaged The Reimbursement Group (TRG) to assist clients in coverage, coding, and reimbursement efforts. Physician, facility, and patient customers may contact TRG Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern by calling 1-866-411-EARS (3277), Option #2. TRG will train on appropriate utilization of billing and coding and aid with appeals of denied claims with a proper Business Associate Agreement in place.