Coding and Billing

Return to all Skin Problems and Diseases sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Distinguish between the CPT coding used for benign lesions versus malignant lesions.
2. Utilize appropriate coding strategies to select correct codes and modifiers for a variety of dermatologic procedures.
3. Explain the importance of counting the number of lesions treated and measuring the size of lesions resected.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020

Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020
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