Dermatology Medical Billing

Dermatology medical billing can be a complex and challenging process for a physician’s office. As the industry has evolved immensely over the years, successful dermatology practice management requires more than just learning how to bill for skin lesions—it requires an in-depth understanding of the ways that dermatology practices can be reimbursed and insured. Many new procedures have been introduced in recent years, such as cosmetic surgery and laser therapy, which require specialized knowledge that only a seasoned dermatology medical billing service provider can offer – and that’s what we do!

Dermatology Medical Billing Expert
800-300-8782

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    Svast been helping several dermatology practices for years. With our dermatology medical billing services, we’ve helped practices stay ahead of audits and fines by implementing technology and seamless processes that help us deliver outstanding services at an affordable price. 

    Dermatology Medical Billing

    Dermatology medical billing can be a complex and challenging process for a physician’s office. As the industry has evolved immensely over the years, successful dermatology practice management requires more than just learning how to bill for skin lesions—it requires an in-depth understanding of the ways that dermatology practices can be reimbursed and insured. Many new procedures have been introduced in recent years, such as cosmetic surgery and laser therapy, which require specialized knowledge that only a seasoned dermatology medical billing service provider can offer – and that’s what we do!

    Dermatology Medical Billing Expert
    800-300-8782

      By submitting this form, I agree to Svast Privacy Policy.

      Svast been helping several dermatology practices for years. With our dermatology medical billing services, we’ve helped practices stay ahead of audits and fines by implementing technology and seamless processes that help us deliver outstanding services at an affordable price. 

      Challenges in Dermatology Billing Services

      With dermatology medical billing, it’s not always easy to keep up with the steady stream of changes that are happening in the industry. The constant changes make it very difficult for most practices to keep up with all their paperwork and this leads to a lot of challenges in dermatology medical billing services. But you can be sure that our team will be there every step of the way, ensuring that your practice is being compensated correctly for every service rendered.

      Proper Documentation

      Complete and accurate documentation is key to dermatology medical billing. Proper documentation ensures relevant patient information is accessible all the time and there is consistency of information. This can help avoid confusion and misunderstandings, as well as make sure that everyone involved is working from the same information. With us, you stay compliant with the regulations and maintain confidence in your services.

      Coding System

      The language of medical code is very specific and detailed. It’s a simple way to make sure that everyone has access to the same information, and it helps others understand what you’re talking about when they come across it later. Our experts have in-depth knowledge of the codes and help you choose the right code to apply.

      Billing Compliance

      Compliance helps you conform with the rules of the Federal and State governments and avoiding unethical practices. Non-compliant billing can lead to penalties, denied claims, reduced payments, loss of hospital privileges or license, exclusion from insurance programs or prison. That is why you should consider outsourcing to experts like us!

      Patient Information

      Patient information needs to be treated with utmost confidentiality. As a practice you need to make sure you’re always keeping all your client’s information secure. We are HIPAA complaint and provide top-notch service for all your dermatology billing needs.

      Tips to improve dermatology medical billing & coding services

      Since dermatology involves both medical and surgical procedures, dermatology medical billing and coding can be challenging and necessitates a thorough understanding of dermatological CPT codes and the proper application of modifiers. Our expertise in dermatology medical billing and coding services helps you take care of all the details so that you can focus on your patients.

      Prepare and submit Clean Claims

      Clean claims are rudimentary, having a claim delayed or rejected can be extremely frustrating. We prepare and submit clean claims thus ensuring that claims are processed, and reimbursements reach you on time.

      Ensure complete and accurate information

      It is very easy to get lost in a sea of paperwork, get confused and make mistakes. Hence it is pertinent to make sure that everything gets entered correctly into the system.

      Use the right modifiers and CPT codes

      Modifiers are codes that offer more details about a procedure. These modifiers can frequently be misused, which can result in a costly mistake. Getting expert assistance can significantly improve the efficiency of the billing and coding cycle.

      Keep up with the changes in modifier and coding guidelines

      The practice of dermatology is always evolving, and the modifiers and codes must adapt as well. Expert coders make sure that modifier codes are only reported when they’re applicable and backed up by specific evidence in the patient’s medical file.

      Outsource your medical billing and coding services

      Outsourcing to a seasoned service provider like us gives you access to a team of professionals trained in end-to-end billing for dermatology. You can obtain cleaner, quicker claims with less expense by outsourcing your dermatology billing and coding services.

      Lesser errors

      A dermatology billing service can help you steer clear of errors that might lead to your patients’ insurance claims being rejected or their payments being withheld.

      Lower cost

      We can aid practises in avoiding expensive errors and creating a more precise and effective method of keeping track of expenditures across the departments.

      Higher Reimbursement Rate and Revenue

      Working with us increases the likelihood of receiving prompt and full reimbursements.

      Medical Billing Codes for Dermatology Billing: H2

      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.


      Streamline your medical billing with Svast:

      Our dermatology medical billing service is designed to streamline the documentation process for your dermatologists. We provide a full range of services, including: 

      • Registration, Coding and billing compliance, Claim Submission, Denial Management, Payment Posting, Credit and Refund Accounts, Account Receivables 
      • Consultations with our expert staff members to answer any questions about the dermatology medical billing services 
      • 100% satisfaction guarantee, so you can be confident that we’ll help you get paid as quickly and easily as possible 

      Our dermatology medical billing service can help you get the reimbursements you deserve! 


      Benefits of outsourcing billing services to Svast: 

      Dermatology billing can be tricky, but with the right professional guidance and tools, you can get your dermatology practice up to speed.  

      If you’re tired of worrying about whether you’ll get paid for your services, then outsourcing to us is the right choice! Svast has a team of professionals who can help guide you through all the intricacies involved with dermatology billing services so that you don’t have to worry about any more than absolutely necessary. 

       

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