Watch for new CDT codes in 2016

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
November 10th, 2015

New codes revisions and deletions effective January 2016

New CDT Codes and Descriptions


D0251     EXTRA-ORAL POSTERIOR RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE     
D0422     COL & PREP GENETIC MATERIAL-LAB & REPORT
D0423     GENETIC TEST-SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DISEASE
D1354     INTERIM CARIES ARRESTING MEDICAMENT APPL
D4283     AUTO CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFT/EACH ADD TH
D4285     NON-AUTO CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFT/ADD TH
D5221     MAXILLARY PARTIAL-RESIN BASE
D5222     MANDIBULAR PARTIAL-RESIN BASE
D5223     MAXILLARY PARTIAL-CAST METAL
D5224     MANDIBULAR PARTIAL-CAST METAL
D7881     OCCLUSAL ORTHOTIC DEVICE ADJUSTMENT
D8681     REMOVABLE ORTHODONTIC RETAINER ADJUSTMEN
D9223     DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-EA. 15 MIN INCR
D9243     INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. 15 MIN. INCR
D9932     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAX
D9933     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAN
D9934     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAX
D9935     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAN
D9943     OCCLUSAL GUARD ADJUSTMENT

Deleted and Replacement codes for 2016

D0260     DELETED     EXTRAORAL-EACH ADDITIONAL FILM

             Replaced by: D5020  extra-oral - 2D projection radiographic image created using a stationary radiation source, and detector


D0421     DELETED     GENETIC TEST FOR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ORAL

            Replaced by: D0422   COL & PREP GENETIC MATERIAL-LAB & REPORT

         
D2970     DELETED     TEMPORARY CROWN (FRACTURED TOOTH)

            Replaced by: D2799provisional crown - further treatment or completion of diagnosis necessary prior to final impression


D9220     DELETED     DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-FIRST 30 MIN

            Replaced by: D9223  CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAX 


D9221     DELETED     DEEP SEDATION/GEN ANESTH-EA. ADD. 15 MIN

            Replaced by: D9223  CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAX


D9241     DELETED     INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-FIRST 30 MINUTES

            Replaced by: D9243 INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. 15 MIN. INCR


D9242     DELETED     INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. ADD. 15 MIN.

            Replaced by: D9243 INTRAVENOUS SED/ANALG-EA. 15 MIN. INCR


D9931     DELETED     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV APPLIANCE

                   Replaced by: D9932, D9933, D9934, D9935

D9932     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAX
D9933     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV COMP DENT MAN
D9934     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAX
D9935     CLEANING/INSPECTION-REMOV PART DENT MAN

Revised codes for 2016

D0250     extra-oral - 2D projection radiographic image created using a stationary radiation     source, and detector
D0340     2D cephalometric radiographic image - acquisition, measurement and analysis
D4273     autogenous connective tissue graft procedure (including donor and recipient surgical sites) first tooth, implant, or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4275     non-autogenous connective tissue graft (including recipient site and donor material) first tooth, implant, or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4277     free soft tissue graft procedure (including recipient and donor surgical sites) first tooth, implant or edentulous tooth position in graft
D4278     free soft tissue graft procedure (including recipient and donor surgical sites) each additional contiguous tooth, implant or edentulous tooth position in same graft site
D5130     immediate denture - maxillary
D5140     immediate denture - mandibular
D5630     repair or replace broken clasp - per tooth
D5660     add clasp to existing partial denture - per tooth
D5875     modification of removable prosthesis following implant surgery
D9248     non-intravenous conscious sedation

Watch for new CDT codes in 2016. (2015, November 10). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/watch-for-new-cdt-codes-in-2016-27852.html

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