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Dental vs. medical insurance: Where do the two diverge?

Written by Mackenzie Garrity on May 29, 2018 Our industry is moving into more medical billing, just by the fact that dental has not increased their benefits and many services…

Setting up and why with CAQH
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Setting up and why with CAQH

There are solutions to help you set up Medical Billing in order for them to know who you are.  You are also able to do credentialing with them.

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Physical Status Modifier (For Anesthesia)

Many offices are not using the modifier to tell the insurance company the health of the patient.  If you are not receiving payment use the correct modifier for each patient….

Billing Aetna Medical for Ortho
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Billing Aetna Medical for Ortho

This form is used to evaluate the conditions that may or may not qualify patients for coverage of medically necessary orthodontic services. Medically Necessary Orthodontia related to the Pediatric Dental…

Medicare and Dental Coverage
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Medicare and Dental Coverage

Medicare’s dental coverage is limited. If you have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), you won’t be covered for most dental services and supplies, including: Dental exams Routine cleanings…

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Medicare Oral Benefits

Theresa Pablos, associate editor at, wrote a great article called, Keep Thinking You Don’t Need To Worry About Medicare. Take a look at it. Why is this important?  Daily…

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April is Oral Cancer Month, and Dry Mouth Month

Dry mouth, a hallmark symptom of Sjögren’s, is a decrease in both the amount and quality of saliva, causing tooth decay. This is why Sjögren’s patients often experience large dental…

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Dental coding updates: Is your staff prepared for CDT 2018?

DO YOU BILL MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY DENTAL PROCEDURES performed in your dental practice? If so, it’s important to understand the changes to the CDT codes for 2018. If you…