Most common D2499 code reviews : HbA1c in-office, point-of-service testing - not covered, Laboratory processing of microbial specimen to include culture and sensitivity studies, preparation and ransmission or written report or Intravenous moderate (conscious) sedation analgesia - each additional 15 minutes.
Anesthesia services are considered completed when the patient may be safely left under the observation of trained personnel and the doctor may safely leave the room to attend to other patients or duties. The level of anesthesia is determined by the anesthesia provider's documentation of the anesthetics effects upon the central nervous system and not dependent upon the route of administration.
Most often D2499 related to the diagnosis of an infection, which may be covered by a patient`s medical insurance the dental office may want to confirm which plan offers the best benefits to the patient).
In lieu of surgery, the formation of a pathway to achieve an apical seal without surgical intervention ecause of a non-negotiable root canal blocked by foreign bodies,D2499 included but not limited to separated instruments, broken posts or alcification of 50% or more of the roots.
Indirectly fabricated post and core in addition to crown is Benefited only on a completed endodontically treated tooth. **An indirectly fabricated post and core for an anterior tooth is Benefited only when there is insufficient tooth structure to support an indirectly fabricated restoration due to loss of actual tooth structure from caries or fracture. If sufficient tooth structure remains, the fee for the post and core is Disallowed.
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