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Dr. Joan, NJDA's Director of Dental Benefits, addresses some of the most commonly asked coding questions.

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    July 2, 2018

    IMPLANT CODES CONTINUED…..
    CDT 2018 contains 1 Revision and 3 additions to the Implant Services Category.
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    June 18, 2018


    Implant Codes
    The CDT codes for Implant Services is broken down into categories for procedures.
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    June 4, 2018

    There are many “coding experts” out there. When in doubt….check the code Descriptor! D2980 Crown repair or D2391 Single surface posterior composite restoration.
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    May 21, 2018

    Confused about Carriers Bundling Multiple Surface Restorations? Why are benefits not provided for duplicate charges? Let’s talk surfaces…..
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    May 7, 2018

    Let’s talk Attrittion, Abrasion and Erosion These three very distinctly separate entities result in a loss of tooth structure. Insurance carriers are very particular about coverage when it comes to benefiting this type of lesion. Let’s explore the difference.
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    April 23, 2018

    Do you have patients in your practice that may be at risk for Diabetes?
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    April 9, 2018

    The 2018 CDT Code contains 18 new codes. Three new codes were added for implant services. D6118, D6119 and D6096.
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    March 26, 2018

    Have you ever provided a service for a patient, only to find that there is no code describing a procedure? Read more to learn how to document this procedure.
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    March 12, 2018

    Maxillofacial Prosthetics includes non-orthodontic treatment appliances. Read more for information on codes for sleep apnea devices.
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