GEMS 2021 Dental Tariff Erratum Notice
Dear GEMS Dental Service Provider,
GEMS thanks you for your commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to its members.
Please find the attached erratum notice regarding tariff code 8367 on the 2021 dental practitioner tariff file published on the GEMS website.
Kindly note, the affected tariff files were updated on the GEMS website on 14 January 2021.
Tariff code 9015 (Apicectomy/periradicular surgery- anteriors including retrograde filling) is no longer in use
effective 01/01/2021 and replaced with the following codes:
– 8637 : apicectomy/periradicular surgery, first root – anteriors or premolars
– 8638 : periradicular surgery, each additional root – anteriors and premolars
Error: In the published dental practitioner tariff file the description of tariff code 8637 excludes anterior teeth
and currently reads as: periradicular surgery, first root-premolar
Correction: The correct description should read as follows: periradicular surgery, first root – anteriors or
The affected tariff files were updated on the GEMS website on 14 January 2021.
Should you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: Confirmation of benefits does not guarantee payment.
Please do not reply to this email. This is a no-reply email account. Please forward all queries to email@example.com
|GEMS Dental Management
Tel: Member +27 860 004 367
Tel: Service Provider +27 860 436 777
Fax: +27 861 004 367
For these and other (welcomed) billing suprises, please consult 2021-DTP.
Coding & Tariffs Bible For Private Dentistry