Cross-Coding: What is Coinsurance vs Copay?

Cross-Coding: What is Coinsurance vs Copay?

Medical Billing in Dentistry; What is the difference between coinsurance and copay? Are you, as a dental office, starting to bill medical insurance? If so, you may have noticed that some of the terms in the medical billing arena require further explanation. One of the...
Medical Billing for Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

Medical Billing for Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

Great news! Your patient’s medical insurance may cover Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). This information is especially intriguing for dental practices since many dental insurance companies do not offer CBCT reimbursement. Which brings us to the questions:...
Medical Billing for Bone Grafts: Maxilla & Mandible

Medical Billing for Bone Grafts: Maxilla & Mandible

Is your dental practice billing bone grafts to medical insurance? If not, you will want to read on! Medical insurers commonly cover services rendered in the dental practice setting. Dental practices across the country have been able to help their patients maximize...
ICD-10 2023 Updates for Dental Practices

ICD-10 2023 Updates for Dental Practices

ICD-10 2023 updates are here! If you are reading this, you are likely wondering about the release of new billing codes for medical billing in dentistry such as sleep apnea appliances, TMJ treatment and oral surgeries. Well, you are in luck; the new medical billing...
Dentists Bill Medical Insurance for Frenectomy

Dentists Bill Medical Insurance for Frenectomy

Dentists: Bill medical insurance for frenectomy!   We are on a mission to raise awareness about medical coverage for frenectomies. We at Nierman Practice Management are often asked if medical insurance will reimburse dental practices when performing frenectomies...
What Does Medicare Pay for Sleep Apnea Appliances?

What Does Medicare Pay for Sleep Apnea Appliances?

What does Medicare pay for sleep appliances? Like commercial medical insurers, Medicare offers coverage for custom-made oral appliances to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). It is important to know that the patient must have Part B benefits in order to be eligible...
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