ADA, AAPD Urge Transparency For Dental Benefits

Baltimore – The ADA and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry sent a letter to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, urging the Center to require states to make the 2017 essential health benefit benchmark plans more transparent in regards to pediatric dental benefits. In a joint...

UPDATE: More Information On ICD-10 Changes from ICD-9

Note: The CDT 2016 Companion will include a chapter with new and revised codes that correspond to ICD-10-CM codes – on sale now at ADA.org. Additional information about ICD-10 is available: HCPCS 2016 Updates Kansas Medical Assistance Program (KMAP) Dental Provider Manual ICD-10 Post-Implementation:...

Download the ICD Code in State Medicaid Dental Claims Submission

At the federal level, some State Medicaid Programs are requiring diagnostic codes in dental claims submission. Rationale: Through the ICD reporting, it is hoped that there will be a benefit to the provider/patient over time by improving the tracking of treatment and associated ICD. To capture clinical data...

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