Dermatology Medical Billing

Unlike other specialties, Dermatology has very diverse procedures ranging from simple cosmetic surgeries to complicated skin grafts. Dermatologists usually attend more patients compared to other specialties. Dermatology medical billing and coding needs to consider such nuances to maximize the practice revenue.

Increase Patient Visits and Appointments

Digital marketing for Dermatologist is very critical because it is a lot about visual appearance. To be visible to patients, Dermatologists needs to have a high impact website; receive a large number of positive patient reviews, post frequently in social media about dermatology news.

Understand what is covered!!

A few of Dermatology services aren’t covered by many insurance companies, especially Medicare. Understanding what is covered and under what circumstances can make a huge difference for how quickly you’re able to get paid.


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Get experts on your EHR Systems

We have experts in dermatology medical billing on most of the EMR/PM systems such as Allscripts, eClinicalWorks, AdvancedMD, Dr Chronos, AthenaHealth, Kareo, MedMod and more.


Customized Reports and Analytics for Dermatology

We provide dermatology practice analytics through practice dashboard, denial analysis, account receivable analysis, waterfall analysis, payment forecasting, carrier collection analytics and more.


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Ensure to Bill Complex Dermatology Procedures

Dermatology procedures have a wide range. Few practices may miss on billing the right codes resulting in lower or delayed payments.

Skin Biopsy

CPT Code 11102: Tangential biopsy of skin; single lesion.
CPT Code 11103: Tangential biopsy of skin; each separate or additional lesion.
CPT Code 11104: Punch biopsy of kin; single lesion.
CPT Code 11105: Punch biopsy of skin; each separate/additional lesion.
CPT Code 11106: Incisional biopsy of skin; single lesion.
CPT Code 11107: Incisional biopsy of skin; each separate/additional lesion.
CPT Code 40490: Biopsy of lip.
CPT Code 69100: Biopsy of external ear.

 

Lesion Removal

CPT Code 17000: Destruction of premalignant lesions (eg, actinic keratoses); first lesion.
CPT Code 17003: Destruction of premalignant lesions (eg, actinic keratoses); 2 – 14 lesions.
CPT Code 17110: Destruction of benign lesions other than skin tags or cutaneous vascular proliferative lesions; up to 14 lesions.
 

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

CPT Code 17311: Mohs micrographic technique on head, neck, hands, feet; first stage.
CPT Code 17312: Mohs micrographic technique on head, neck, hands, feet; each additional stage.
CPT Code 17313: Mohs micrographic technique on trunk, arms, and legs; first stage.
CPT Code 17314: Mohs micrographic technique on trunk, arms, and legs; each additional stage.

 

Excisions of Lesions

CPT Code 11403: Excision, benign lesion including margins; trunk, arms, or legs.
CPT Code 11603: Excision, malignant lesion including margins; trunk, arms, or legs.

 

Wound Repairs 

CPT Codes 12031 & 12032: Repair; intermediate; wounds of scalp, axillae, trunk and/or extremities (excluding hands and feet).
CPT Codes 13120 & 13121: Repair; complex; scalp, arm, and/or legs.

 

Pathology

CPT Code 88305: Level IV – surgical pathology, gross & microscopic exam.
CPT Code 88304: Level III – surgical pathology, gross & microscopic exam.
CPT Code 88312: Special stain including interpretation and report.
CPT Code 88341: Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry.

 

Laser Therapy Treatments

CPT Codes 96920 & 96921: Laser treatment for inflammatory skin disease.

 

Phototherapy Treatments

CPT Code 96900: Actinotherapy (UV light).
CPT Code 96910: Photochemotherapy; tar and ultraviolet B or petrolatum and ultraviolet B.
CPT Code 96567: Photodynamic therapy by external application of light to destroy premalignant and/or malignant lesions.
CPT Code J7308: Aminolevulinic acid HCL for topical administration.

 

 

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