Category: Dermatology

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Code Submission Order on Claims

June 28, 2018 Question: When we are submitting multiple procedures on a claim, should we submit the CPT codes in the order the procedures were performed, or the most serious findings first, or does it matter? Answer: You should submit codes in descending relative value unit (RVU) order.  If you don’t have software that gives...

New Patient, or Not?
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New Patient, or Not?

June 14, 2018 Question: If I see a new patient in consultation for a suspicious lesion and release them to their primary care provider and they come back to see me for a skin problem one year later on their own, can I code them as a new patient? Answer: No.  According to the CPT...

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