General dental treatment
The UDA a general dental course of treatment (COT) will receive are:
|Band 1||1 UDA|
|Band 2||3 UDA|
|Band 2a||3 UDA|
|Band 2b||5 UDA|
|Band 2c||7 UDA|
|Band 3||12 UDA|
|Band 4||1.2 UDA|
|Regulation 11||12 UDA|
Band 2 treatment
From 25 November 2022, any Band 2 treatment with a date of acceptance on or after 25 November 2022 will be broken down into 3 categories.
Band 2a awards 3 UDA. This covers all Band 2 treatments other than Band 2b and Band 2c.
Band 2b awards 5 UDA. This covers a COT involving either non-molar endodontics to permanent teeth or a combined total of three or more teeth requiring permanent fillings or extractions.
Band 2c awards 7 UDA. This covers a COT involving molar endodontics on permanent teeth.
The number of UOA awarded is determined by the patient's age on the date of assessment.
The financial year (FY) the UOA are awarded depends on the type of claim:
- ‘Assess and Review’ and ‘Assess and Refuse’ claims are awarded to the FY of the ‘Date of Assessment’
- ‘Assess and Appliance Fitted’ claims are awarded to the FY of the ‘Date Appliance Fitted’
- ‘Repairs to Appliances Fitted by Another Dentist’ are awarded to the FY of the ‘Date of Completion’
The UOA an orthodontic COT will receive are:
|Assessment and review||1 UOA|
|Assessment and refuse treatment||1 UOA|
|Assessment and appliance fitted (patient aged under 10 on the date of assessment)||4 UOA|
|Assessment and appliance fitted (patient aged 10 – 17 on the date of assessment)||21 UOA|
|Assessment and appliance fitted (patient aged 18 or over on the date of assessment)||23 UOA|
|Repair of a dental appliance fitted by another contractor||0.8 UOA|
|Regulation 11||0 UOA (practice keeps the patient charge)|