August 2013 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue
Includes 3 Interviews:
Everything You Wanted To Know About Coding But Were Too Afraid To Ask
Scott Dinehart, MD interviewed by Allan S. Wirtzer, MD
Perceptions of Dermatology in the House of Medicine
by: Lisa A. Garner, MD
interviewed by Steve Shama, MD
Technology Working For You
by: Karen McKoy, MD, MPH and Craig Burkhart, MD
interviewed by Carrie L. Kovarik, MD
Target Audience: Dermatologists and other health care
professionals who wish to access and update their current knowledge of
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this learning
activity, participants should be able to:
1) Identify the appropriate codes and
modifiers to use when billing for common office visits such as repairs,
biopsies, and cryotherapy.
2) Identify negative perceptions of dermatology as
a specialty and discuss strategies for counteracting these perceptions.
Recognize the best mobile applications that can assist in the diagnosis and
treatment of derma-tologic conditions.
CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires July
The American Academy of
Dermatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Academy of Dermatology designates this enduring material for a maximum
of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsï¿½. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAD Recognized Credit Statement
Dialogues in Dermatology
is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 2.00 AAD Recognized
Credit and may be used toward the AAD Continuing Medical Education Award.
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