fee schedules for that location.You can inactivate a procedure that you do not want to use so that it does not appear wherever procedure codes can be selected. Also, an inactive procedure code for a given location is not available for editing in
Important: If you inactivate a procedure code that is part of any multi-codes, that procedure code will be removed from those multi-codes, and any of those multi-codes that are for bridges will be inactivated.
After you inactivate a procedure code that is part of any future scheduled appointment, you can still post that procedure code.
If you have an inactivate procedure code for a specific treatment area (such as a 3-surface amalgam), and if, when charting or posting, you choose a procedure code that is the same procedure as the inactive procedure code but has a different treatment area (such as a 1-surface amalgam), and then if you select a treatment area that matches the inactive procedure code (3 surfaces), the inactive procedure code will be used.
To inactivate a procedure code
How to get to there
If you are not already viewing the location that has a procedure code that you want to inactivate, select that location from the Location menu.
From the Settings menu, under Production, clicktap Procedure Codes.
The Procedure Codes page opens.
On a location's Procedure Codes page, select a procedure code.
To quickly locate a procedure, type a code or description in the Search For Specific Procedure field near the top of the page.
You can also filter the list of procedure codes to view all procedures, only the favorites (most commonly used procedures), only active procedures, or only inactive procedures.
The Edit Procedure Code dialog box appears.
Set the Activate procedure code switch to No.
A confirmation message appears.