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How Would I Bill This?

  1. Question How Would I Bill This?
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    Put This out Under Dermatology on Friday, got a lot of looks but no response. So I will now try the under side, Plastic SX. Here is my question:
    DR. #1 is a Derm./MOHS SX and he is going to remove the lesion by performing the MOHS SX.
    He will be billing a CPT 99243 along with 17311.

    DR. #2 is a Plastic SX and he is going to come behind an do the Complex Repair
    He will bill CPT 13132.

    Here is the question:

    They are both in the same group practice and bill under the same tax ID#. They have their own NPI#'s. How would I bill this claim?
    All under one doctor and let them deal with the money on the back end?
    Do I bill on two seperate claims under each NPI#?

    Any help would be much appreicated!

  2. #2
    I guess I would bill each separately, not sure why you would not with separate NPI's. For the plastic surgeons part I would use the V10.83 and not the lesion code. There are specialists out there in this group that will weight in too!!

  3. Default
    Since they are different specialties you shouldn't have a problem billing separate claims.

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