Procedure Code Tools
In Procedure Codes, at the lower left, click Tools.
Procedure Code Tools should be run in the following situations:
Check the box next to the tools you want to run. Uncheck a box to deselect a tool.
T codes: Remove all temp codes (T) that were installed with the Trial version.
N codes: Add missing no-fee procedure codes.
D codes: Add missing ADA CDT codes and set descriptions to the defaults. Add abbreviations for codes where the abbreviation is currently blank. CDT codes that are no longer in use will remain in their existing categories.
Autocodes: Delete all existing auto codes and reset the default Auto Codes. Procedure buttons will be dissociated from the deleted auto codes.
Procedure Buttons: Delete all existing procedure buttons, then add the default Procedure Buttons.
Appt Procs Quick Add: Reset the list of Quick Add procedures on the Edit Appointment to defaults.
Recall Types: Reset default Recall Types and triggers. Any trigger T codes will be replaced with D codes.
Click Run Now to run all selected tools. A message will indicate when updates are done.
When running the D codes tool, the following changes occur automatically:
I get the message above when attempting to run the D Codes.
Solution: This message appears when you are running the D Code tool prior to the 1st of the new year. Claims may be rejected if new procedure codes are sent before they take affect. This message warns you of this prior to importing the codes. Click Yes to continue, or No to cancel.