Dermatology Coding and Billing Services

Medical Billing Services for Dermatology Practices

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist medical doctor who manages diseases related to skin, hair, nails, and some cosmetic problems. 

Dermatology Coding and Billing Services

  • Excision of lesions
  • Dermabrasion
  • Cryotherapy
  • Laser surgery
  • Vein procedures (Sclerotherapy)
  • Tumescent liposuction
  • Skin grafts and flaps
  • Biopsies
  • Mohs surgery
  • Cosmetic injections, and many more…
Dermatology Medical Billing Challenges and Tips

Synergy HCLS Dermatology Coders:

  • Apply accurate, complete and consistent coding practices.
  • Assign and report only the codes that are clearly and consistently supported by the coding documentation. This documentation can include forms, records and other electronic and/or scanned images of clinical procedures and other medical services.
  • Adhere to ICD coding conventions and the official coding guidelines approved by the Cooperating Parties.
  • Follow CPT rules established by the American Medical Association, and any other official coding rules and guidelines established by the industry.
  • Seek clarification and proper documentation from the provider prior to assigning codes when documentation is conflicting, incomplete or ambiguous.
  • Are credentialed through AHIMA, AAPC or other accredited professional coding organizations and follow all procedures necessary to maintain these credentials.

Staying Up-To-Date with Dermatology Billing
and Coding at Synergy HCLS:

Dermatology practices often deal with denials and even audits because the complexities of billing and coding lend themselves to a lot of billing and coding errors. Billing and coding for dermatology requires detailed reporting, detailed information on procedures completed and following multiple procedure rules. Throughout the past several years, multiple changes have been made to dermatology codes, and staying up-to-date with the latest changes is essential for dermatology practices that want to reduce costly denials and improve practice revenue. We, at Synergy HCLS keep a closer look at latest changes in dermatology billing and coding. Our team of expert billers and coders understands global surgical packages for Dermatology, including a preoperative visit on the day before significant surgeries or the day of minor surgeries, intraoperative services, postoperative care, supplies, wound care, and postoperative complications. We are also well-versed in the CPT codes provided by CMS for each procedure and their global periods.


It’s important to choose the right medical billing company for your dermatology practice since it requires complicated dermatology coding. In the fast-changing healthcare environment you need a company who know dermatology specific expertise with in-depth coding knowledge. Synergy HCLS offers nationwide dermatology billing and coding services and has the expertise to handle the complexities of dermatology coding.

Dermatology Medical Billing & RCM Services

We also provide following services to Dermatologists:

AR and Payment Posting
Denial Management
Physician Credentialing
Medical Record Transcription
Medical Summarization

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