We recently had a patient come in for a filling. About a week after the filling was placed the patient was seen for normal cold sensitivity with the recent filling. What is the proper code to use for the post treatment appointment.

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We recently had a patient come in for a filling. About a week after the filling was placed the patient was seen for normal cold sensitivity with the recent filling. What is the proper code to use for the post treatment appointment.

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Asked on August 25, 2014
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Typically this would be considered inclusive in the initial procedure, however, some carriers will allow you to code for a limited exam D0140.

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Answered on August 26, 2014
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