Covering benign skin lesions – Ophthalmic Professional

I am often asked whether benign skin lesion removals are a covered service; the complicated answer is “sometimes.” Here, I explain when the removal is a covered service by insurance, and when it is not.

This article addresses the following topics:

  • When coverage is denied
  • Exceptions when lesion removal is covered

This article was published in Ophthalmic Professional’s Coding column, and written by Corcoran’s Senior Consultant, Paul Larson, COE. To view the entire article in Ophthalmic Professional, click on the link below:

http://www.ophthalmicprofessional.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleID=113272

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