HealthCare News

Fluoride Varnish

Issue: #400 MAR2018

Topic: Coding/Billing


Application of fluoride varnish by a primary care provider must be billed with CPT® code 99188. Code D1206 will not be accepted. This will assist in the appropriate application of benefits and reduce claims processing delays. CPT® 99188 – Application of topical fluoride varnish by a physician or other qualified health care professional.