Cdt 2019 Dental Procedure Codes (practical Guide Series)
by American Dental Association /
2018 / English / PDF
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CDT 2019: Dental Procedure Codes, developed and published by the American Dental Association, is the most up-to-date coding resource and only HIPAA-recognized code set for dentistry. The new 2019 edition includes 15 new codes, 5 revised codes, and 4 deleted codes. Changes include delivery of non-opioid drugs for pain management, measuring and documenting glucose levels just prior to a procedure, use of translation services, and more. Organized into twelve categories of service with complete descriptors. Accurate CDT codes are critical for avoiding rejected claims, but codes are used for more than claims reimbursement. Since each code consistently records a service that was delivered, practitioners can build a thorough history of patient visits and treatment plans. This documentation may also protect practitioners in case questions arise about treatment that was rendered. Don't leave compliance in the hands of incomplete coding databases CDT 2019: Dental Procedure Codes from the ADA is the resource you can trust for official CDT documentation.