Coding and Payment Guide for Dental Services-2019

Item No: CGDS19
ISBN: 978-1-62254-493-6
Availability: Dec-2018
Manufacturer: Optum360

The Coding and Payment Guide for Dental Services is your one-stop coding, reimbursement, and documentation resource developed exclusively for dental practices. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is updated for 2019 and organized by specialty-specific CDT and CPT® codes. Each code includes its official description and lay description, coding tip, documentation and reimbursement tips, Medicare edits, RVUs and is cross-coded to common ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes to complete the coding process. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy.

Key Features and Benefits  

  • New—Helpful illustrations. Detailed illustrations for a better understanding of the anatomy related to dental procedures and services.
  • Code icons.Quickly identify new and revised procedure codes related to dental services.
  • Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided, including CDT and CPT® full code descriptions, lay descriptions, coding tips, procedure code-specific documentation and reimbursement tips, and commonly associated ICD-10-M diagnosis codes.
  • Prevent claim denials and stay up-to-date with Medicare payer information. Review Medicare IOM references containing information linked to CDT, HCPCS Level II, and CPT® codes tailored to dental services, to prepare cleaner claims before submission.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges.Relative valueunits including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facilityservices are included.

CCI edits.Includes CCI edits for CDT, CPT®and HCPCS procedure codes in aspecial section with quarterly updates available online.

Year 2019
Category Dental Services