Dental Billing Exam

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 1973

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This test is all about Dental billing, coding and terminoligy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the late 1960's the ______________ created a coding system that served to categorize dental services.
    • A. 

      ADA

    • B. 

      AMA

    • C. 

      AAPC

  • 2. 
    In dental coding (Clinical and oral evaluations) fall under what CDT code range? 
    • A. 

      (D0210-D0350)

    • B. 

      (D0120-D0180)

    • C. 

      D0415-D0999)

  • 3. 
    Orthodontics are the treatment of _____________?
    • A. 

      Gingivittis

    • B. 

      Correction of prevention of of poor or misaligned teeth

    • C. 

      Preventative maintenance for teeth, gums and tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth

  • 4. 
    Dental providers overutilize the concept of of TMJ to
    • A. 

      To avoid having to pay any benefits.

    • B. 

      To merge eligibility between dental and orthodontic providers.

    • C. 

      To allow charges to be eligible trough medical plan provisions rather than dental.

  • 5. 
    A dental restoration formed shaped to the form of a cavity and then inserted abd secured with cement would be considered?
    • A. 

      Root canal

    • B. 

      Occlusal

    • C. 

      Filling

  • 6. 
    Bilateral means you have ?
    • A. 

      The posterior view of the mouth.

    • B. 

      The anterior view of the teeth.

    • C. 

      Having two sides.

  • 7. 
    Under the dental conversion factor report one living in San Jose insurance would pay_____ for diagnostic and preventative services and the conversion factor code would be_____.
    • A. 

      36.50/ 955

    • B. 

      41.75/ 930

    • C. 

      40.00/ 940

  • 8. 
    Common reasons for dental claim denials would include?
    • A. 

      Charges incidental to above procedures, services not covered patient over the age limit, duplicate charge, patient not covered under plan.

    • B. 

      Floride treatment only covered in children under 12, Pended all information was received, group responsibility covered under Health plan.

    • C. 

      Charges are payable under the plan.

  • 9. 
    Under medical relative study please complete the following for CPT/ HCPS: Biliary Ducts CPT 47630 total RVU's____ and follow up days covered under the plan___?
    • A. 

      9.0/ 0

    • B. 

      12.7/ 30

    • C. 

      7.0/ 45

  • 10. 
    Under medical relative study please complete the following for CPT/ HCPS: Insersion of pacing electrode RVU____ follow up days____? 
    • A. 

      BR/

    • B. 

      0.7/ 15

    • C. 

      0.7/ 0

  • 11. 
    Root resection consist's of?
    • A. 

      Cutting off a portion of the root, usually because of disease or decay.

    • B. 

      The procedure necessary for a root canal.

    • C. 

      Removing all wisdom teeth.

  • 12. 
    In dentistry, the following four pathologic conditions require treatment tooth decay, tissue or periodontal disease, trauma to teeth and developement diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Dentist are a Dr. who have received a PHD in Medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The following accredidations would be considered acceptable for the DMD (Doctor of Medical Dentistry) degree. DDS, FACD, FAGD, FICD, MDS?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It is totally compliant to release dental x rays to the spouse of a patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Endondontics are treatment of the tissues and surrounding the teeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Diagnostic services are routine designed to assist in the diagnosis and planning of required treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Radiographs are x rays of the mouth and teeth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A restoration is a is a procedure used to restore a natural tooth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Inlays and onlays CDT codes are found in the (D2510-D2664) range.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Dental carriers offer HMO and PPO types of insurance and both do not require prior authorization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Most Dental Insurance carriers have a waiting period, prior to approving services for payment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    In dental billing we use the CMS 1500 universal claim form to bill all service rendered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Each Dental insurance carrier has their own claim form usually accessible on the web.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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