Significant changes to the way dentistry is practiced have been set in motion by two influential factors — science and evidence-based decision-making. Accurate evidence-based diagnosis is the best method to determine appropriate treatment. The question often asked is if dental or medical insurance will cover important care. Determining and documenting dental-medical necessity is the basis for all successful dental and medical coding. During this 90-minute session participants will learn the steps of determining dental-medical necessity to optimize dental benefits and medical-dental cross-coding.
- Understand the metrics current CDT codes provides in decision-making and profitability
- How to write concise Twitter-style dental-medical necessity narrative
- Select the most accurate ICD-10 medical codes for use on dental claims to optimize payment and medical cross-coding
Educational Support Provided By: Lighthouse
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