How To Code Dental Conditions In Older Adults [Infographic]

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Dental conditions such as tooth decay, inflammation and bleeding in gums occur in older people due to inadequate nutrition, eating habits, usage of medications, poor oral care, and so on. Practicing good dental habits such as brushing the teeth twice daily with fluoride toothpaste, flossing the teeth every day and undergoing regular and professional dental cleanings can reduce the risk of dental problems. Identifying such symptoms early can help prevent dental conditions in the long run.

To get correct reimbursement for the services provided, dental offices must be up to date with the correct medical codes and payer guidelines. Practices can rely on professional dental billing companies to ensure accurate claim submission. Reputable providers offer the services of AAPC-certified coding specialists to ensure accurate and timely dental billing.

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Dental Conditions

Natalie Tornese

Holding a CPC certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Natalie is a seasoned professional actively managing medical billing, medical coding, verification, and authorization services at OSI.

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