Specialty coding resources are important, and Dermatology is no exception. From the single specialty Dermatology exam and selecting an E/M code to coding for skin procedures, this page answers your questions. The procedure section includes detailed coding rules, RVU information and the global period for each procedure. Using modifiers correctly in Dermatology practices is essential to reducing denials and lowering compliance risk.
Click on a category below for a complete list of resources, or download Everyday Dermatology Coding 2019 in the Atlas section, and give your coders, billers, clinicians and managers all the answers in one place.
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Coding Skin Procedures in Dermatology, Family Practice and Urgent Care
Coders and practitioners, don’t miss this review of how to document and code biopsies, including the new 2019 CPT® biopsy codes, destruction of benign and malignant lesions, and repairs. Included are specific examples of how to bill for multiple procedures with the correct modifiers, and when to use modifier -51, -59 and -58. Webinars are free for members.
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