2021 Dental CDT Code Changes Include New Image Capture Only Codes

  • Steve Nesnidal, MD, CPC, AHFI
  • Jul 13, 2020
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The American Dental Association® (ADA) will add 28 new CDT codes effective January 1, 2021, along with seven (7) code revisions, four (4) code deletions and 22 editorial changes. The new CDT code additions for 2021 will include nine (9) new codes for image capture only.

Context 4 Healthcare and vendor partner VBA Host a Webinar on FWA Detection

  • John Danza
  • Jun 30, 2020
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Context 4 Healthcare and VBA co-host webinar on Fraud, Waste and Abuse Prevention Strategies.

Alert: New COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code, CPT® and HCPCS Codes

  • Steve Nesnidal, MD, CPC, AHFI
  • Jun 02, 2020
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In response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, a new ICD-10-CM code was moved up from previous posted effective date of October 1, 2020. The new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code, U07.1, is effective April 1, 2020.

Alert: New ICD-10-CM Emergency Code Added for Vaping-Related Disorder

  • Steve Nesnidal, MD, CPC, AHFI
  • Jan 20, 2020
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Starting in 2019, we have experienced a national outbreak in vaping related pulmonary illnesses. This outbreak has created a dilemma for coders, payers and researchers as well.

Detecting Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

  • Steve Nesnidal, MD, CPC, AHFI
  • Jul 30, 2019
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Although isolated errors are consistently made in claims submission, tools which can help see beyond them and isolate patterns that are suspicious for fraud on a grand scale, or at least waste or abuse of a significant scope, can prove valuable.

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