insurance codes

4 benefits of using gingival inflammation code D4346Using this code can enhance your patient care as well as boost your practice's bottom line.
What 2018 means for insurance coding
What 2018 means for insurance codingWhat you need to know, what you can ignore and how to keep from getting into trouble.
8 ways to make insurance less of a painInsurance can be frustrating for any practice, but these tips can put you and your patients at ease.
Top 5 Modern Hygienist articles of 2017Taking a look at the articles that generated the most views this year.
Understanding gingival inflammation code D4346
Understanding gingival inflammation code D4346Clearing the fog of confusion surrounding this vital code.
5 important facts about new code D4346 for a fresh start in 2017
5 important facts about new code D4346 for a fresh start in 2017Here are five important facts you need to know about the new code.
The latest fee data for 18 popular procedure codes
The latest fee data for 18 popular procedure codesKeeping your fee schedules up-to-date is imperative to keeping your practice healthy. There are many important factors to take into account including geography, your patients, how you practice and data from other practices in your area. However, quality data on fees in your zip code can be challenging to find—so Sikka Software did the work for you.
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screening
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screeningDental professionals are a patient’s primary source of screening within the oral cavity; thus attention must be paid to the most common oral malignancy: squamous cell carcinoma. Historically such malignancies were attributed only to patients with a history of extensive alcohol and tobacco use. However, other risk factors such as human papilloma virus and medication use are shifting the profession’s perception of who may be at risk for oral cancer.
CDT 2016: 6 changes shaping dentistryWith November upon us, it is once again time for what has become our annual review of the additions, changes and deletions in CDT benefit coding. Changes in CDT 2016 came under the two general categories: Stand-alone changes and interrelated changes.
The top 5 most gruesome horror movie injuries - and the ICD-10 codes that could save the victims' lives
The top 5 most gruesome horror movie injuries - and the ICD-10 codes that could save the victims' livesIt’s a dark and stormy night in the small town where your dental practice is located. It’s also one of the first late, late afternoons you’ve worked in the practice since it relocated from the center of town to a new location out by the lake.