Effective Jan. 1, 2022, CDT has 16 additions, 14 revisions and six deletions, including eight codes adopted in March 2021 for vaccine administration and molecular testing for a public health-related pathogen. CDT 2022 also has a section on ICD-10 codes related to dentistry. Practices must be prepared for these changes for 2022. Reliable dental billing companies will be up to date with the current CDT coding changes so that they can help dentists use current and specific codes to document and accurately report what they do, bill patients correctly, and submit error-free claims for reimbursement.
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