Pitfalls in Clinical Documentation & Recordkeeping


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Pitfalls in Clinical Documentation & Recordkeeping

Lack of specificity in clinical documentation can be a tremendous risk for the dental practice. Documentation is not all about getting reimbursed from insurance, it is proving medical necessity while ensuring quality patient care. Each dental team member plays an important role in record keeping, and it is vital each team member understands how to document correctly. In this course, we will review the most common pitfalls of documentation and how to avoid them. Failure to document properly can be costly for your dental practice - safeguard your practice with proper documentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what it means to prove medical necessity in your documentation
  • Apply the SOAP method in your documentation
  • Identify documentation pitfalls in your practice and correct

Earn one (1) CE credit

Who should attend: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Insurance Coordinators, Office Manager

Our presenter:

Dilaine Gloege is Dental ClaimSupport's Chief Claims Officer, and Director of Education and Brand Management. She leads programs to help practice owners develop a team of in-house billing experts. A dental billing author, 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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