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ADA’s Updated Resource to Help Dentists Record Dental Procedures

CDT 2011-2012: The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Procedure Codes

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CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2010 -The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering the publication CDT 2011-2012: The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Procedure Codes to provide dentists and their dental staff with a handy resource to accurately record and report dental services delivered to patients. 

The spiral bound book CDT 2011-2012 includes the latest version of the Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature as well as several expanded reference sections such as questions and answers concerning the selection of the appropriate procedure codes for patient records and for claim submissions.  The publication also includes new information about caries risk assessment and documentation forms.  CDT 2011-2012 helps dental staff maintain accurate paper and electronic health records as well as efficiently prepare insurance claims.

In addition to the CDT 2011-2012, the ADA is offering a revised CDT Companion: The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Coding that provides additional information on topics such as dental/medical cross coding and how to submit dental claims to a patient's medical insurance carrier.  The CDT Companion also includes an expanded set of clinical coding scenarios that cover a wide variety of patient services. The CDT Companion is an excellent resource for training dental staff on difficult coding scenarios.

The CDT 2011-2012: The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Procedure Codes, which includes a searchable CD-ROM, and the CDT Companion: The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Coding are available as a set to ADA members for $84.95 and non-members for $127.45. The CDT 2010-2012 and its CD-ROM are available for $49.95 for ADA Members and $74.95 for non-members. The CDT Companion is available for $49.95 for ADA Members and $74.95 for non-members. For more information, please visit www.adacatalog.org  or call (800) 947-4746.