by Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
June 14th, 2017
Treatment of this type is generally used for patients requiring the application of a drying heat. For example, this treatment would be considered reasonable and necessary for the treatment of severe psoriasis where there is limited range of motion.
Only 1 unit of CPT code 97028 is covered per date of service.
Supportive Documentation Recommendations for Ultraviolet therapy
- Area(s) being treated
- Objective clinical findings/measurements to support the need for ultraviolet
- Minimal erythema dosage