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How to bill botox for hyperhidrosis

How to bill botox for hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes the sufferer to sweat excessively, causing a lot of discomfort. Botulinum toxin (commonly known as Botox) is a treatment option for hyperhidrosis, but how do you bill it?

Here’s what you need to know about billing for Botox.

If you’re a dermatologist, how do you bill botox injections for hyperhidrosis?

When it comes to billing for cosmetic procedures, every practice is different. But there are some general guidelines that can help you figure out how much to charge.

In this article, we’ll discuss how to bill botox for hyperhidrosis and other areas of your practice.

How to bill botox for hyperhidrosis

Introduction

I am looking to get certified to bill for Botox for the treatment of hyperhidrosis. I found this CPT code 65466, but that is for when it’s injected into the spine. Can you direct me in the right direction? Thank you!

65466

The code for botox is 65466.

The code for axillary hyperhidrosis is 65530.

The code for hyperhidrosis is 65506.

Great info on billing

In case you’re curious, the ICD-10 code for hyperhidrosis is “H91.9.” It’s not a CPT code, but it’s still possible to bill botulinum toxin injections for axillary hyperhidrosis.

The CPT codes used for botox treatments are:

Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection(s) D0601 – D0602 (Multiple Modalities) Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection(s) D0601 – D0602 (Multiple Modality); Head/Neck; Each Additional Level; With CT Scan or MRI Monitoring (List separately in addition to code above if applicable),  Per Level – Each injection site should be coded with its own line item on the bill.

Conclusion

This is where we wrap up the blog post.

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