(We get lots of questions on this topic. This is a resource available to those who want to know about cross-coding. MG)
Manual: Cross-Walking — A Guide Through The Crosswalk of Dental to Medical Coding
|This manual is designed to train dental staff members in implementing a dental-medical cross coding system within their practices. It covers the benefits of filing medical claims, the procedures that can be filed medically, the different types of medical codes and the system implementation process. It also matches CDT codes where possible. In addition, the manual includes templates for insurance information forms, accident information forms, medical encounter forms, appeal letters, ERISA information form for patients who file their own claims, and claim examples including trauma; medically necessary periodontal, oral surgery, implant, laser, exams, and x-ray procedures; TMD; sleep apnea appliances; and oral cancer screening.|
In addition, the manual includes a CD that downloads templates for insurance information forms, accident information forms, medical encounter forms, appeal letters, and an ERISA information form for patients who file their own claims. These forms may be used as they are or revised to your practice specific information and needs.
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