Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

Confusion abounds in regards to what is the definition of “medical necessity”  when filing dental insurance claims.  If the insurance company wants a medical necessity explanation for any type of treatment whether medical or dental, they have a right to ask for it before paying...

By: Gail Taylor, RDA, Account Manager When should I right CLICK it?  Everywhere… There are a lot of context menus using the rt click button on your mouse. The right mouse button or secondary mouse button provides quick access to many common functions in programs like Internet Explorer,...

Claim that finally got paid!! It only took 16 months By Kimberly Scharfenberg Both Becky Osgood and myself worked on getting this paid. On 9/29/15 a claim for BU's for teeth number 6,7,8,9,10,11 and crowns for teeth number 7 and 10 was sent to Delta Dental. On 11/17/15...

D2980 is a "crown" repair to a prosthetic not a filling in a natural tooth surface.  It is to repair a material failure as in fracture.  It would be any part of the crown.   If a filling is needed to repair decay below the crown's...

Ruth Nguyen has been with eAssist since March 2014. She had randomly come across an ad regarding eAssist and applied due to a recent relocation for her husband's employment. She has a love of dentistry and after working in the field for 22 years in...

By: Natalie Lucken, Account Manager Most of us are already familiar with the acronym DSO, which stands for Dental Service Organization. But what do they do and why would a dentist want to join? Here’s a quick definition: Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) contract with dental practices...