CDT Publication Errata

CDT 2021 (the printed manual) contains the following misprint which will be addressed when the next CDT manual (CDT 2022) is published. 

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CDT Code D0391 the published nomenclature “intraoral – complete series of radiographic images – image - capture only” is incorrect.

 

  

D0391 interpretation of diagnostic image by a practitioner not associated with capture of the image, including report

 

 

 

CDT 2021 (the printed manual) does not includes the following CDT codes that are now part of this version.  Their inclusion was approved during the Code Maintenance Committee’s March 2021 meetingThese entries will be included, as continuing codes, in the next CDT manual edition (CDT 2022) is published.  

Category of Service

Subcategory of Service

New CDT Codes

Diagnostic

 

Tests and Examinations

 

D0606 molecular testing for a public health related pathogen, including coronavirus

  Preventive

 Vaccinations 

D1701 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 30mcg/0.3mL IM DOSE 1

D1702 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 30mcg/0.3mL IM DOSE 2

D1703 Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 100mcg/0.5mL IM DOSE 1

D1704 Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 100mcg/0.5mL IM DOSE 2

D1705 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC rS-ChAdOx1 5x1010 VP/.5mL IM DOSE 1

D1706 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC rS-ChAdOx1 5x1010 VP/.5mL IM DOSE 2

D1707 Janssen Covid-19 vaccine administration
SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC Ad26 5x1010 VP/.5mL IM SINGLE DOSE

CDT 2021 Coding Companion (the printed manual) contains the following misprint, which will be addressed when the next Coding Companion manual (CDT 2022) is published.

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Clinical Coding Scenario #5: 

There is a copy error in the answer to the following question. The words below in red strikethrough are not a part of the answer – 

Does the per tooth application of an interim caries arresting medicament (D1354) apply only to carious lesions occurring on the crown?   

This procedure is not limited to carious lesions on the crown. The tooth surface location and etiology of the asymptomatic active carious dental lesion is not relevant.  does not change the definition of the service provided by the dentist, which is the. D1354 is the correct code to report application of an agent to arrest or inhibit caries progression on any part of a tooth.  

 

Does the per tooth application of an interim caries arresting medicament (D1354) apply only to carious lesions occurring on the crown?

This procedure is not limited to carious lesions on the crown. The tooth surface location and etiology of the asymptomatic active carious dental lesion is not relevant. D1354 is the correct code to report application of an agent to arrest or inhibit caries progression on any part of a tooth.

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