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    Dental Claim to Medical Carrier-codes??

    Hello, Can anyone help me translate how the following dental codes would be coded for medical? The dental carrier wants it to go to medical first. d7240- removal impacted tooth 32 d7240- removal impacted tooth 32 d7241- removal full bony impaction, difficult d9239 intravenous moderate...
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    Dental procedures provided in a facility..HELP!!!

    Hello, I am trying to figure out how a facility bills/gets reimbursed for dental services provided in an OP surgical setting-by an oral surgeon that is a DMD or DDS. We have typically used 41899 or other 4XXXX range CPT codes and received minimal if any reimbursement. Now with Medicaid using...
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    Auditing Dental services

    Does anyone have experience auditing dental services on the payer side that may possibly be able to chat or PM with me? Thanks
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    Dental claims-Medicare & E&Ms

    I have a oral surgeon specialist, can they bill E&Ms to Medicare when a covered or non-covered procedure is being done?
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    Dental: Open vs Closed Fracture of a Tooth

    Can someone please explain the difference between Open vs Closed Fracture of a Tooth? I am looking for an overall answer but my example for today is... "front incisors broken to the gum-line with caries" Thanks in advance!
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    Dental: Open vs Closed Fracture of Tooth

    Can someone please explain the difference between Open vs Closed Fracture of a Tooth? I am looking for an overall answer but my example for today is... "front incisors broken to the gum-line with caries" Thanks in advance!
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    Looking to Expand Our Coding Team

    Apply at http://www.neighborcare.org/ Description Neighborcare Health offers high quality health care through its medical, dental and school-based clinics, and is the leading provider to low-income and uninsured patients in the Seattle area. Our purpose is to improve health by engaging...
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    Procedure 99188 and 99401

    Our physicians want to offer to our patient's dental evaluations and dental varnish in our office at same time they are doing a well check. The dental services would be for children 3 and under and for patient's who have a commercial insurance. Procedure codes are 99188 and 99401 dx Z41.8. We...
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    Exam documentation - I know that VS can be counted as constitutional

    Hello everyone, I code E/M for ED providers, and I have a question about exam documentation. Occasionally, for whatever reason, the exam portion of our notes will be blank, with the exception of the vital signs. I know that VS can be counted as constitutional, but is that a billable service...
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    Wiki Encounter for preoperative examination.

    Encounter for preoperative examination Is it appropriate to code Z01.811 Encounter for pre-procedural respiratory examination and 99214. The office visit was for a pre-surgery exam on a child that is having dental surgery under sedation.
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    Hcpc d codes for dental in asc

    Are you aware that the D codes are no longer in the HCPC? Does anyone bill Dental for ASC facility? Are you using HCPC D codes? According to BCBS of MN all ASC's should bill on the professional electronic claim format as of 07/01/09. BCBS MN will deny all ASC claims on an institutional...
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