2023 Coding and Payment Guide for Dental Services (Spiral)

Optum | 2023 | Nannette Orme



185.95
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Item #: CGDS23
ISBN: 9781622547982
Available: Dec 2022








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 2023 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.

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CDT © 2022 American Dental Association.
  • Procedure code icons – Quickly identify new, revised, add-on, and telemedicine procedure codes, making your coding process for procedures and E/M services quick and efficient.
  • ICD-10-CM code icons – Icons identify male and female only codes, as well as age-related and laterality diagnosis codes.
  • 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 value units including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facility services are included. 
  • CCI edits. CCI edits for CDT, CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes are included in a special section with quarterly updates available online at Optumcoding.com Product Update / Support page.
  • Helpful illustrations. Detailed illustrations provide a better understanding of the anatomy related to dental procedures and services. 

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
CDT © 2022 American Dental Association.

Nannette Orme, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA, CEMC

Ms. Orme has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare profession. She has extensive background in CPT®/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM coding and has completed comprehensive ICD-10-CM and PCS training. Her prior experience includes physician clinics and healthcare consulting. Her areas of expertise include physician audits and education, compliance and HIPAA legislation, litigation support for Medicare self-disclosure cases, hospital chargemaster maintenance, workers' compensation, and emergency department coding. Ms. Orme has presented at national professional conferences, contributed articles for several professional publications, and served on the advisory board of a local college. She is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.


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