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Mohs Surgery Coding: 8 Coding Tips to Overcome Any Challenges

Harold Gibson

Mohs Surgery Coding Challenges

For a dermatology billing team one of the biggest headaches can involve Mohs surgery coding. While there are only a few codes for these procedures, knowing when and how to use them as well as modifiers or add-ons requires more knowledge and expertise than simply thumbing through the code book.

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Topics: Dermatology Billing Service

5 Top Strategies for Marketing Dermatology Practice

Harold Gibson

The field of dermatology is a fast-growing field, and it’s expected to continue to grow in the next few years. As an aging population continues to look for cosmetic interventions that keep them looking youthful and the occurrence of skin cancer continues to rise, the field of dermatology continues to see a rise in demand. While private dermatology practices have the ability to be very profitable, careful planning and good management are needed to ensure success, growth, and profitability. If you’re looking for ways to grow your practice and increase revenue, here are a few strategies for marketing dermatology practice which you can implement today. 

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Topics: Dermatology Billing Service, Dermatology Practice Marketing

Dermatology Specialty Consolidation Trend in Medical Practice Industry

Harold Gibson

A recent article in The Dermatologist digital magazine disclosed a fascinating statistic: Nearly 20% of all the private equity acquisitions of health care practices since 2014 have been dermatology-related. Considering that dermatologists account for less than 1% of all specialty physicians, the number of acquisitions is  truly astonishing. 

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Topics: Dermatology Billing Service

Understanding Medical Coding Modifiers in Dermatology Specialty

Harold Gibson

It's not a stretch to suggest that dermatology is one of the more intricate and complex specialties when it comes to coding and billing. Global procedure periods, bundled procedures, and especially modifiers all contribute to a coding environment ripe for errors—which can easily trigger an audit. 

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Topics: Dermatology Billing Service

Dermatology Medical Practice Accused of Overbilling

Neeraj Jain

How important is your letter grade from the BBB (Better Business Bureau) or online review? According to online statistics, 71% of consumers consider the BBB rating before buying goods or services from a business. That's why it's more than a little surprising that a dermatology medical practice shrugged off its F grade and accompanying consumer warning. The practice has clinics in seven states in addition to main clinic in the Atlanta location, several of which have outstanding complaints. 

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Topics: Medical Coding, Dermatology Billing Service

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Established in 2002 by a group of physicians, we are a national provider of medical billing services to group practices, clinics, and individual physicians. We also specialize in provider credentialing, payer contract reviews, and medical coding for a wide range of clients - from solo practitioners to multi-site, multi-specialty practices.

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