Coding for Oral Cancer Screenings

Susan Cotten and Patti DiGangi


It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and every patient should get an oral cancer screening as part of their routine dental checkup. But today’s CDT coding makes billing for these screenings challenging. Susan Cotton and Patti DiGangi explain what needs to be improved to make more screenings happen, ensuring more early diagnoses and saving more lives.

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