In the first lesson of this course, “The Dental vs. Medical Mindset and the Critical Perspective,” Dr. Chris Farrugia provides a basic foundation for dental professionals on how they can appropriately bill for medical procedures performed in the practice. The course sets out to:

– Define medical insurance and how it differs from dental benefit plans
– Introduce the concept of medical necessity and examples of billable services
– Help dentists understand ICD codes, how to find them and selection criteria
– Help dentists find and correctly enter appropriate CPT procedure codes for procedures

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