Delta Dental of North Carolina


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Winter—December 2015

Spring 2015

  • Take action to comply
  • Treating dentist vs. billing dentist
  • Smiles for Kids grant program gears up
  • Sign up for direct deposit
  • Keep in touch
  • Re-credentialing: Why it’s important for your office
  • Tips for problem-free claims

Winter 2014/2015

  • Code updates effective January 2015
  • Medicare change may require action
  • Enroll in direct deposit and get paid faster
  • Delta Dental Foundation awards $40,000 to improve children’s oral health in North Carolina
  • Important reminder about coordination of benefits
  • Help us maintain an accurate email list

Summer 2014

  • Important: We need your NPI Type 1
  • Enroll in direct deposit and get paid faster
  • Reminder about procedure codes that require X-rays
  • Smiles for Kids seeking applications
  • Security remains a top priority
  • Delta Dental Foundation awards $20,000 to support the Ada Jenkins Mobile Dental Clinic

Winter 2013

  • Code updates effective January 2014
  • Policy change for prophylaxis (D1110, D1120), periodontal maintenance (D4910) or full mouth debridement (D4355) completed within 30 days of periodontal scaling and root planing (D4341, D4342) performed by the same dentist or dental office
  • Enroll in direct deposit and get paid faster
  • Answering some questions about the Affordable Care Act
  • Treating dentist vs. billing dentist

Summer 2013

  • Smiles for Kids program to create even more smiles for local nonprofits
  • Delta Dental helps to sponsor Read Across America events
  • Giving Back
  • Claim submission improvements to reduce administrative burdens for dental offices
  • Oral cancer video to help increase awareness
  • Delta Dental of North Carolina is growing!

Winter 2012

  • Code updates effective in January 2013
  • Carolinas HealthCare System chooses Delta Dental to provide benefits for employees and their families
  • Delta Dental Foundation announces Smiles for Kids program grants
  • Remember to use new alternative ID numbers
  • Spread the Word: Drool is Cool!
  • ATTENTION DELTA DENTAL DENTISTS: Save 35 percent on language interpretation services

Spring 2012

  • Benefit from using Dental Office Toolkit
  • Direct Deposit Speeds Payment
  • Smiles for Kids Grant Recipients

Winter 2012

  • File with New Alternate IDs
  • New Website
  • Introducing Smiles for Kids
  • Tools for Dental Offices



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