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Jane Bryson


Hospitals are now starting to employ hospital based dentists to provide more routine preventive services in hospital clinics. There are no comparable CPT code for many of the preventive services.

Are CDT codes allowed on the 837I? If not please cite where they are disallowed.

Thank you.

Submitter Assigned Keywords

hospital dentist CDT 837i


Yes, dental procedure codes (CDT) are part of the HCPCS code set which would be submitted using the HC qualifier on the institutional 837 claim.
Submission 4/27/2011
Status Date 6/9/2011
Status F - Final
Primary References
Document 005010X223
Set IDSV20