CDT: Coding Companion

CDT: Coding Companion
2020 © American Dental Association
ISBN-10: 1-68447-056-0 / ISBN-13: 978-1-68447-056-3
Dentistry, Coding & Classification


CDT 2020 Coding Companion is a compilation of frequently asked coding questions straight from the people who know coding best – dentists and their teams. This book is a self-guided training tool with answers to the most common coding queries. Divided by coding category for ease of use, it includes key coding concepts, coding scenarios and Q&A.

The ADA’s Council on Dental Benefits and Practice oversaw the development of this publication, with content provided by industry experts including coding consultants, insurance administrators and practicing dentists. Use with the CDT 2020 manual to train new staff or as a refresher for experienced team members.

Companion has been updated for 2020 and includes:

  • • 500 coding scenarios
  • • 100+ coding questions and answers
  • • Descriptions of coding changes for 2020
  • • Section on ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes

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