Using the correct dental codes to appropriately report various procedures to insurance companies is a major concern for dental practices. Many dental procedures such as certain periodontal surgery procedures, dental repair of teeth due to injury, treatment related to inflammation and infection, emergency trauma procedures, congenital defects, dental implants and more can be billed to medical insurance. Dental to medical cross-coding is the submission of dental treatments to medical payers. Dentists can ensure accurate submission of dental procedures to patients’ medical plans with the help of outsourced medical and dental billing services.
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