SoftDent: Transaction Code Categories Job Aid

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Question:

 

What are the available transaction code ranges?  What do these ranges do?  What effect will these codes have on production, collection, etc?

Answer:

CS SoftDent Software contains a variety of transaction code categories. Each category of codes has varying results on balance, collection, and production when posted.

The following table provides a place to reference CS SoftDent practice management software transaction and procedure code ranges. The table indicates codes that are reserved by the software, and the effect of the codes on patient balances, provider production, and collection totals.

 

 

Effect

1

Increases collection and decreases account balance

2

Decreases collections and increases account/patient balance

3

Increases production and account/patient balance

4

Decreases production and account/patient balance

Code Type by Range

Description

Effect

Payment Codes

1.00 (R)

Cash Payment

1

1.01 - 1.89

Other Cash Payment

1

2.00 (R)

Insurance Check Payment

1

2.01 - 2.89

Other Insurance Check Payment

1

2.90 (R)

Electronic Funds Transfer

1

3.00 - 10.89

Check Payment

1

11.00 - 20.89

Credit Card Payment

1


Payment Adjustments
 

21.00 - 29.89

Collection Adjustments

1

29.00 (R)

Initial Credit Balance

1

29.01 (R)

Compression Starting Credit Balance

1

30.00 - 39.89

Collection Debit Adjustments

2




Charge Adjustments



 

40.00 - 49.89

Production Debit Adjustments

3

40.90 (R)

DMO Per-Visit Charge

3

48.00 (R)

Monthly Budget Plan Charge

3

48.01 (R)

Budget Plan Production Debit Adjustment

3

48.90 (R)

Monthly Ortho Budget Plan Charge

3

49.00 (R)

Initial Debit Balance

3

49.01 (R)

Compression Starting Debit Balance

3

50.00 - 60.89

Production Credit Adjustments

4

50.90 (R)

Write-Off Adjustments

4

50.91 (R)

Risk Write-Off

4

60.00 (R)

Budget Plan Transfer Code

4

Charge Codes

61.00 - 91.99

General Debit Code

3

Reserved Codes
 

92.00 - 98.89 (R)

Reserved Internal Codes

N/A

96.00 (R)

Money Transfer Credit Code

1

96.90 (R)

Move Patient Balance Transfer Credit Code

1

97.00 (R)

Monthly Billing Charge

3

98.00 (R)

Money Transfer Debit Code

2

98.90

Move Patient Balance Transfer Debit Code

2

99.00 - 99.899 (R)

Finance Charges

3

ADA Codes

100.00 - 9999.89

Production Codes

3

CPT Codes

10000.00 - 99999.89

Medical Codes

3

Explosion Codes

100000.00 - 100999.89

Explosion Codes

N/A

Statement Text or Notes

101000.00 - 101999.99

Notes Attached to Statement

N/A

Fee Schedule Title

102000.00 - 102026.00

This code range is used for fee schedules

N/A

Fee Schedule Title

103000.00 (R)

This code is reserved as a statement sent code

N/A

Fee Schedule Title

103000.50

This code is reserved as a transfer old insurance to patient code

N/A


Example uses for payment
adjustments:

 

* 21.00 - 29.89: Collection Agency portion of payment

* 30.00 - 39.89: Collection Refunds

* 50.00 - 60.89: Courtesies, Discounts

 

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