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CDT Code in the News

The CDT Code and its maintenance are frequently hot topics of interest to dentists and others in the dental community.  Links to recent news articles follow:

Code Maintenance Committee approves new scaling code
03/15/2016
The Code Maintenance Committee approved a new scaling code that fills a gap in the continuum of care for patients with gingival disease and no attachment loss.
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Committee adds 11 new codes to CDT
03/15/2016
The Code Maintenance Committee approved 11 new codes at its March meeting. Code numbers will be assigned in CDT 2017.
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Changes to anesthesia codes in CDT 2016 prompt questions
01/28/2016
Changes made to anesthesia and sedation procedure codes in CDT 2016 led some members to contact the ADA with questions and concerns.
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CDT book and app, ADA News receive EXCEL awards
07/13/2015
Product Development & Sales and the ADA News, departments within the ADA Publishing Division, earned EXCEL Awards from Association Media & Publishing, a trade group for association publishing.
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CMC revises sedation code
04/06/2015
The Code Maintenance Committee at its March 5 meeting voted to clarify misperceptions that arose from revising an entry in CDT 2015.
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Code Maintenance Committee makes updates for CDT 2016
04/06/2015
Nineteen additions, 12 revisions and eight deletions.

That's the numbers roundup from the Code Maintenance Committee meeting, held March 5 at ADA Headquarters in Chicago. The 21 voting members of the CMC examined 74 requests for additions and other changes to the Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature. The results from the meeting will be incorporated into CDT 2016.
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Code Maintenance panel to meet March 5-7

02/16/2015
ADA member dentists and others in the dental community have the chance to weigh-in on proposed changes to the Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature at the Code Maintenance Committee meeting.
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Last call for change requests for CDT 2016
10/20/2014
The deadline for submitting a change request for CDT 2016 is Nov. 1.
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ADA 2014 course to showcase CDT Code changes, applications
09/15/2014
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Share opinions, recommendations at CDT Code Open Forum
09/15/2014
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For accurate coding, discover CDT 2015
09/01/2014
The CDT 2015: Dental Procedure Codes book (J015) offers the latest coding information and can help dental practices achieve accurate claims and faster reimbursement.
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Code Maintenance Committee asks for input on CDT 2015
02/03/2014
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CDT 2014 codes in effect
01/20/2014
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