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For accurate coding, discover CDT 2015

September 01, 2014 CDT 2015 book coverThe CDT 2015: Dental Procedure Codes book (J015) offers the latest coding information and can help dental practices achieve accurate claims and faster reimbursement.

CDT 2015, the only Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-recognized code set for dentistry, is designed for dental staff to use daily as a resource to code and document services accurately for claim submissions and dental records.

The spiral-bound book opens flat for easy reference and puts the most detailed coding resource — and the answers to many questions — at the dental staff’s fingertips. The book includes a claim form with detailed instructions for completion and a searchable CD-ROM for quick code retrieval.

CDT 2015 contains:
  • Revised implant section with eight new codes, four deleted codes and more than 10 revised codes.
  • New codes for post-operative visits, sealant repair, evaluation for deep sedation or general anesthesia and missed appointments.
  • Simplified table format for single and multi-surface restorations.
  • Reorganized maxillofacial section for quicker reference.
Code changes include:
  • Sixteen new procedure codes.
  • Fifty-two revised procedure codes.
  • Five deleted procedure codes.
CDT 2015 comes in three formats: a 180-page book (J015), $39.95 for members and $59.95 retail; an e-book (J015D), $29.95 for members and $44.95 retail; and a print and e-book bundle (J015B), $49.95 for members and $69.95 retail. CDT 2015 is also sold as a kit, CDT 2015 Kit (K215) with the CDT Companion 2015: Help Guide and Training Manual (J445).

The CDT Companion 2015 contains more than 150 coding questions and answers, 26 detailed coding exercises and 15 quizzes to shore up a dental team’s preparedness for accurate coding. Purchased separately, the 242-page workbook (J445) is $49.95 for members and $74.95 retail. The e-book version (J445D) is $39.95 for members and $59.95 retail; the print and e-book bundle (J445B) is $59.95 for members and $84.95 retail.

Bundled as a kit, CDT 2015 and the CDT Companion 2015 are $75 for members and $112.50 retail. The kit also is available in e-book form (K215D), which is $65 for members and $97.50 retail.

The 2015 CDT Code Check App (J015i) for the iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android-powered mobile devices (phones and tablets) is available for $19.99 for members and $29.95 in the Apple iTunes Store and the Android Market. The 2014 CDT Codes are free when you download the 2015 version.

The 2015 CDT Code Check App includes 16 new procedure codes and 52 revised procedure codes. The 2015 app may be ordered from adacatalog.org and then downloaded from the Apple or Google Play stores. The app must be purchased annually to receive new CDT code sets. Buyers using promo code 14147 to purchase the CDT 2015 book will get the CDT 2015 Companion for 50 percent off through Oct. 31.

To purchase any of these CDT products, visit ADAcatalog.org or call 1-800-947-4746