Professional Dermatology Billing Service in USA

Dermatology billing and coding is our specialty. Derm billing requires expertise in all areas of the revenue cycle. Practices offer both medical and cash base services; billers have to know how to distinguish these services to keep the practice and patients well informed. As the field of Dermatology embraces innovative techniques and procedures, our expert team of billers and coders are at the forefront of dermatology billing.

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Modifiers, additional information as defined by NUCC, NDC codes, units of medication, place of service, all other special service notes on a claim is vital for successful Derm billing. For example, if billing skin lesions to insurance, coding must identify location, number, size, and type of lesion. If the removal is for cosmetic purpose, patient needs to be provided with a good faith estimate and consented to pay the charges before the procedure is done. Many Dermatology codes are also bundled, which means these codes cannot be billed on the same day. If treatment is done for different sites of the body, some codes can be unbundled with proper modifier and supporting documentation. For surgeries, practice needs to obtain proper authorization and/or pre-determination. Billers need to carefully review operative notes to be certain medical records can be submitted to insurance to support surgery claims. Our team of billing experts works with doctors, insurances, and patients to ensure payment for surgery claims.

Partnering with FC Billing

FC Billing’s commitment to Dermatology practices is to get all claims paid with 100% accuracy. We will maintain a worry-free account for your practice. We work with office staff and become an extension of the practice. We will keep everyone informed on all medical codes, bundling rules, modifiers, health coverage requirements, and all steps and actions needed for efficient practice management.

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Challenges in Dermatology Billing

  • Documentation guidelines
  • Correct coding
  • Compliance
  • Timely claim submission
  • Calculating patient responsibility
  • Coverage verification
  • Error-free claim submission
  • Managing account receivable

Why Choose FC Billing for Dermatology?

  • We have over 15 years of billing experience with result driven professionals.
  • We have been able to increase practice earning and ensure error-free accounts.
  • We have experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial, Workman Compensation, and all other health insurance networks.
  • We are well-versed in government and commercial insurance policies.
  • We reduce practice operational costs and increase profit.
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FAQ

Dermatology billing involves processing charges for any service provided to patients by the doctor. Bills can be submitted to insurance or directly to patients, depending on the type of service. It also includes understanding different health coverage benefits, allowable fees for service, communication with insurances, physicians, and patients.

Dermatologists use Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes to bill for office visits.

Dermatology billers should be familiar with all modifiers, but some common ones are, 24, 25, 58, 59, 76, 79, GY.