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Dental to Medical Billing

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The Diabetic Patient and Medical Manifestations

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I. Code Sets

CDT Codes

Current Dental Terminology Codes

ICD-10-CM Codes K00-K14

K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands

II. Find-A-Code's Tools & Resources

Click-A-Dex

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Build-A-Code

Step-by-step coding from all major code sets.

NCCI Edits Validator

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Pro Fee Calculator

Verify Professional Fees for reimbursement

UCR Fees

Usual, Customary, and Reasonable Pricing

CMS 1500 02/12 Claim Form Instructions

Medical Claim Form Instructions

Using Tools in Find-A-Code - Dental to Medical

Video tutorial of our Dental tools

III. ADA Links and Resources

ADA

American Dental Association

ADA Guide to Dental Procedures

DA Guide to Dental Procedures Reported with Area of the Oral Cavity or Tooth Anatomy (or Both)

ADA Dental Claim Form Instructions

ADA Dental Claim Form Completion Instructions

Evidence-Based Dentistry

ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

Diabetes Oral Health Topics

Oral Health Topics - Diabetes

Electronic Pediatric Measures

Electronic Pediatric Measures

IV. Additional Links and Resources

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Dental Management and Consulting Service

Noridian: Dental Resources

Noridian JE Part B Dental Resources

Dental Articles

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Do You Understand Medicare

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Even though we may think we truly understand what it means to be a participating provider, Medicare doesn’t quite work the way that other insurance plans do. Far too many providers do not understand the difference and get into hot water. To further complicate matters, the rules are different for ...

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Looking Ahead - Changes in Dentistry!

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In the next 10 years, what is the biggest change dentistry will experience? FW: We all know healthcare in the U.S. is changing rapidly. Dentistry is no exception. My opinion is that several big changes are forthcoming. Most often, I think about changes that benefit patients and/or providers. Here are three ...

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Consent for CT Scan - Women

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The ADA has forms in over 26 lanuages available to purchase. You also need specific forms for all of the procedures. Even working with patients who are pregnant needs to have a consent with a specialty and collaboration with medical providers. I am showing you one of the forms...

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Wolters Kluwer Drug Pricing

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Wolters Kluwer provides unit and package pricing for multiple drug price types: Average Wholesale Price (AWP), Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC), Direct Price (DP), Manufacturer's Suggested Wholesale Price (SWP), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Federal Upper Limit (CMS FUL), Average Average Wholesale Price (AAWP), Generic Equivalent Average Price (GEAP). Average...

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Preventive Medicine: Dental Caries in Children

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Preventive Medicine Topics Page Dental Caries in Children Procedure Codes 99188: Application of topical fluoride varnish by a physician or other qualified health care professional ICD-10-CM 99188: No specific diagnoses Frequency 99188: No specific frequency guidelines Additional Information 99188 Covered for children from birth until their seventh birthday Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information ...

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Medical to Dental Billing, Truth or Dare?

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Is it true that medical benefits are only accessible by physicians?  This is NOT True!  Perhaps you have been told it is illegal for a dentist to bill a patient’s medical insurance, this is erroneous information. In fact, the Accountable Care Organization’s objective is to provide better management of care ...

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Proper Record Keeping and Documentation

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Proper record keeping and documentation is not only essential for today’s dental practitioner, but is also required by law. Moreover, correct, current and accurate records directly enhance patient care by enabling the dentist to plan treatments, monitor progress, and provide essential notations. Clear and concise treatment plans, medical alerts, and ...

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Dentists Submitting Claims to Medicare

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When a Dental provider is treating a Medicare Beneficiary, it is important to get a copy of the Medicare card to verify the patient's medical benefits, provider eligibility and claims address/submission prior to submitting a claim. CMS is in the process of changing Medicare Policy Numbers, so you may see ...

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Reporting Tooth Numbers and Oral Cavity Areas

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When billing for dental procedures you need to identify the exact tooth and/or location in the oral cavity. Qualifiers are used to report the location and tooth number. When billing procedures on teeth and the oral cavity, the JP qualifier is used to identify the tooth number(s) and the JO ...

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Dental and Medical- Controlled Substance Awareness

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As an effort to cut down on opioid abuse and related crimes, in August of 2017 the Attorney General Sessions established a new Department of Justice (DOJ) section called “Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit”. Due to the serious public health issue and drug overdose deaths, this unit was established and ...

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Dental Webinars

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Moving from Dental to Medical Billing

Moving from Dental to Medical Billing

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E/M and the Organ Systems Part 2 of 2

E/M and the Organ Systems Part 2 of 2

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E-M and the Organ Systems (Part 1)

E-M and the Organ Systems (Part 1)

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Diseases of Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands

Diseases of Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands

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"The Dental Office" CDT Codes, Crosswalking to CPT, and Dental Auditing

Join Aimee Wilcox in an informative webinar on procedural coding for the dental office, how CDT codes crosswalk to CPT codes for medical billing, and auditing concerns to watch for.

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Anatomy of the Mouth and Diagnosis in the Dental Office

Anatomy of the Mouth and Diagnosis in the Dental Office

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Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

Proper Coding and Billing for Drugs, Biologicals and Injections

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How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

How to Check NCCI Edits Using FindACode

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 08

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 08

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 07

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 07

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 06

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 06

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 05

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 05

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 36

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 36

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 35

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 35

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 34

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 34

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 33

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 33

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 04

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 04

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 32

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 32

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 31

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 31

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 03

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 03

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 02

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 02

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 30

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 30

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 29

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 29

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 28

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 28

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 27

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 27

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 01

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 01

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 26

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 26

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 25

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 25

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 24

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 24

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 23

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 23

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 22

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 22

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 21

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 21

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 20

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 20

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 19

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 19

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 18

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 17

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 16

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 15

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 14

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 14

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 13

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 13

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 12

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 12

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 11

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 11

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 10

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 10

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ICD-10-CM Training - Session 09

ICD-10-CM Training - Session 09

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Dentistry Resources

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    • "CPT to CDT" and "CDT to CPT" code crosswalks
    • "InstaGuide for medical billing
  • ICD-10-CM Dentistry Cheat Sheet
  • Provider Documentation Guides
  • ICD-10-CM Comprehensive Code Books
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