F42 – Cracking The Code: Coding Essentials, CDT and ICD

CDT Codes are changing at an unprecedented rate and ICD-10 completely new to many practices. In the CDT, over 175 additions, deletions, and modifications have occurred over the past 3 years. ICD-10 is a new medical coding system that became mandatory on October 1, 2016 for medical payers. Many practices are unaware that medical plans will reimburse dentists for necessary treatment. Remaining current is essential for maximum reimbursement and documentation that supports the treatment is paramount. This lecture will provide the most current information regarding these most recent CDT coding changes and will identify those services that could qualify for medical plan reimbursement. The information is designed to maximize legitimate reimbursement, leaving no money on the table. There are many new strategies that will directly affect reimbursement and the bottom line. Move your practice to the next level by arming the doctor and staff with the latest coding information.

Learning Objectives:

  • To assess if you are losing money because you are using old codes to file insurance claims and/or not utilizing optimized medical coding for medical reimbursement
  • To provide the latest dental coding information on CDT and ICD
  • To equip the practice to obtain maximum legitimate reimbursement

AGD Code: 550

3 Hours

Audience: D, H, C, A, S

Dentists: $65 | Hygienists: $50 | All Other Categories: $45

Location: Room TBD Date: February 8, 2019 Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am Dr. Roy Shelburne