Go Back   AAPC Medical Coding & Billing Forums > Medical Coding > Dermatology
Forum Rules FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 06-11-2010, 08:09 AM
Jamie Dezenzo Jamie Dezenzo is offline
True Blue
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 791
Jamie Dezenzo is on a distinguished road
Smile botox/juvederm

First time for our facility :-)

This is a cosmetic case for wrinkles- Doc brought drugs/and money collected. Still need to put codes in system.

Botox inj galbella 20 units
Botox inj crows area 20 units
Juvederm inj nasolabial folds, upper lip, smile lines lateral to the nasolabial folds, ear lobules, and dry portion of the red lip

Thanks!!!
Jamie
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-11-2010, 01:51 PM
JessH2618 JessH2618 is offline
Networker
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 31
JessH2618 is on a distinguished road
Default

I'm not sure how other offices do it, but my office has "dummy codes" assigned for posting purposes in the system. These codes are used whenever a cosmetic patient comes in for services and no claim will ever be genereated to the insurance.

Diagnosis code used is V50.9 and the post would look something like this:

2009272 (the dummy code): Botox, cosmetic surgery-non covered service, 40 units: $600.

2009270 Cosmetic surgery-non covered service, 1 syringe: $750
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-14-2010, 07:53 AM
jgf-CPC's Avatar
jgf-CPC jgf-CPC is offline
True Blue
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Columbus GA
Posts: 570
jgf-CPC is on a distinguished road
Default

For cosmetic we just made up dummy codes so whatever you feel comfortable with numbers or letters...hope this helps!
__________________
Jackie, CPC

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. ~Confucius~
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




Disclaimer: Although AAPC staff members will monitor these forums periodically, we cannot be responsible for the information posted herein, nor guarantee its accuracy. Our members may discuss various subjects related to medical coding, but none of the information should replace the independent judgment of a physician for any given health issue. Please note that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of AAPC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:21 PM.

AAPC - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2014, AAPC