Surgery: Wisdom Teeth
Module ID: #209
Dental insurances are requiring the filing of medical claims for the surgical removal of wisdom teeth as a pre-condition for the payment of dental benefits. Medical coding scenarios for the evaluation and surgical removal of wisdom teeth is presented.
NOTE: This is an advanced level module and assumes that the viewer is fundamentally sound in basic medical billing protocols, understands ICD10 and CPT codes, completion of the CMS 1500 claim form, and understands how to be paid by medical insurance as covered in the FUNDAMENTALS course.