Orthodontics: Navigating the codes for successful insurance claims 


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Orthodontics-navigating the codes

Orthodontics: Navigating the codes for successful insurance claims

Orthodontics poses unique challenges to dental billing. Becoming familiar with the codes, terminology and insurance protocols isn’t easy. This course is designed to teach you how to understand terminology used in orthodontics so that you can ensure accurate coding is documented and reported to payers. We will review how PPO participation may affect your reimbursement. There are many nuances associated with the administration of orthodontic treatment such as when there is a change in insurance during active orthodontic treatment. We will learn how to successfully handle these administrative challenges and much more! 

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to report orthodontic procedures to a dental payer
  • Learn key terminology to understand staged orthodontic treatment
  • Gain knowledge of common insurance administrative challenges and how to resolve these challenges

Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Business Team Members, Office Managers

Our presenter:

Dilaine Gloege is an author and expert in coding and practice administration. She leads programs to help practice owners develop a team of in-house billing experts. A dental billing expert, educator, speaker, and consultant, she has more than 35 years of dental and insurance claims experience and has consulted with staff in thousands of dental practices.

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