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...

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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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Is There a Dental Code for Sleep Apnea Appliances? 

Is There a Dental Code for Sleep Apnea Appliances? 

Yes, the American Dental Association (ADA) released a dental code for sleep apnea appliances as of January 2022. The code is Current Dental Terminology (CDT) D9947 for Custom sleep appliance fabrication and placement.  Will dental insurance pay for a sleep apnea...

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How Old is “Too Old” for a Sleep Study?

How Old is “Too Old” for a Sleep Study?

Is your dental practice treating patients suffering from sleep-disordered breathing, namely Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? If yes, and you are billing medical insurance, you have probably asked yourself this question we commonly hear at Nierman Practice Management:...

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Dental Sleep Appliances for the Non-Compliant CPAP Patient

Dental Sleep Devices Treat OSA For patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea, dental sleep appliances or oral mandibular advancement devices can help patients breathe better.  Dental sleep appliances work by preventing the tongue from blocking the throat...

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