​​San Diego
Dental

11th Annual

Convention

Get Dental Insurance Certified to increase your employment opportunities.


Upon completion, participants will receive a 
“Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification

8:00am-5:00pm       8 CEU

Dentist = $595.00    
Hygienist = $495.00

Start Performing One of the Most Common Procedures in
​Dentistry with Confidence. 

#402 -Medical Insurance Billing for Dentistry Certification

Hands-on Workshop

DIODE LASER CERTIFICATION

Scripts for Narratives and Written Insurance
​Disclaimers for Patients.

Sample Documentation Required to Support Procedures Billed
Phone Pre-authorization Scripts  
Templates for Creating Inner Office Communication

Having properly trained staff is vital for the success of the practice.  This is especially true when it comes to the insurance billing and coding system in the office.  Since many dentists depend on third party payers as a revenue source, it is essential for the insurance biller to know proper procedures and protocols.

Submitting dental insurance claims properly from the beginning, can have a positive impact on cash flow, and the marketing of the practice.  It is also important for the biller to understand the contract language used by most dental carriers.
This course will provide participants with the knowledge necessary to administrate an insurance system in a dental practice.


In this course participants will learn how to:

  • Obtain Information from the Patient
  • Communicate Insurance Benefits to Patients
  • Verify Coverage through Several Different Sources
  • Complete the Claim Form Including Documentation
  • Electronically Send Narratives and Attachments
  • Make Proper Adjustments
  • Interpret Explanations of Benefits
  • Record Payments in your Software System
  • Follow Up on Unpaid Claims
  • Generate  and Interpret Aging Reports
  • Use the current CDT Manual


Course Handouts Include: 

  • Scripts for narratives and written insurance
  • Disclaimers for patients.


Participation: 

  • This course is for anyone who wants to master the Insurance Billing and Coding system in the dental practice.
  • This course is geared to the Doctor, Office Manager, and Clinical Staff.  
  • Successful reimbursement is highly dependent on the Doctor’s input into the coding process and the staff’s knowledge of billing procedures.


Morning Session will focus on:

  • Types of Insurances
  • Insurance Terminology
  • Verifying Benefits
  • Treatment Planning
  • Communicating Insurance Benefits to Patients
  • Follow up and Insurance Aging Reports

Afternoon Session includes:

  • How to interpret Explanations of Benefits
  • How to post payments
  • How to make proper adjustments


At the end there will be a “Hands on Workshop” on how to complete the current dental claim form.

Upon completion, participants will receive a “Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification

        
8:00 am - 5:00 pm      
8 CEU


Rebecca Gerberhas been involved in the dental profession almost since birth.  She virtually grew up in a dental office, as her late father was a dentist in San Diego County for nearly 5 decades.A third generation Office Manager, Becky learned many of the aspects of front office administration at an early age, from stuffing statements to addressing recall cards.  She has been an Office Manager for more than 21 years and an RDA since 1992.  Her experience is in front and back office management, specialties, and managed care.In 1998, she organized and started the San Diego County Dental Office Managers Study Group, to encourage fellow office managers to network and exchange ideas.   In 2000, utilizing her vast experience in dental management, she founded Office Management Services, to help dentists organize their front office systems.  

In 2006, she started the Academy of Dental Practice Careers, in order to train dental front office professionals.  Through the years Becky has collaborated and worked with some of the biggest consulting names in dentistry. In 2002, Becky became the Southern California Regional Consultant for Bent Ericksen and Associates, which specializes on Personnel Issues and Labor Law Compliance.  She is also a repeated speaker for the San Diego County Dental Society, California Dental Assistant's Association, Kaplan College, and a frequent contributor to “Facets”, the dental society magazine.

 This Dental and Medical Insurance workshop is designed to build your confidence, gain knowledge, and understand all the functions of Front Office Insurance Billing and coding.

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At the end there will be a “Hands on Workshop” on how to complete the current
dental claim form.
 


This program meets the standards for curriculum guidelines in dental education for
 dental professionals.

FRONT OFFICE CERTIFICATION SPEAKER

#102 insurance

Billing and Coding 

Certification 

EXTRACTION ACADEMY
Hands-On Surgical Training 









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Rebecca Gerber
Billing medical insurance can be an untapped revenue source in many dental practices, and is becoming very important in today’s competitive environment.
Submitting certain dental services to medical insurance carriers for medically necessary procedures, can help increase cash flow and add value to your practice. By understanding the medical coding process, your dental practice will be able to submit claims properly and obtain benefits for patients that otherwise may not accept treatment.
This course will provide the information and knowledge necessary to implement a medical billing system in your practice.

In this course participants will:

  • Learn Responsibilities of the Team Starting with the Doctor
  • Learn How to Identify Medically Billable Procedures
  • Learn How to Communicate Treatment Plans to Patients
  • Understand Medical Coding Guidelines for ICD-10 and CPT Procedure Codes
  • Receive detailed information on Sleep Apnea, TMJ, and Cone Beam CT Scans.
  • Explore Billing Service Options


Course handouts include:

  • Sample Documentation Required to Support Procedures Billed
  • Phone Preauthorization Scripts & Templates for Creating Inner Office Communication


Participation:

  • This course is for anyone who wants to master the Insurance Billing and Coding system in the dental practice.
  • This course is geared to the Doctor, Office Manager, and Clinical Staff.  
  • Successful reimbursement is highly dependent on the Doctor’s input into the coding process and the staff’s knowledge of billing procedures.


Morning Session will focus on:

  • Which Dental Procedures are Medically Billable
  • The Importance of the Patient Health History
  • Proper Documentation to Attain Reimbursement Utilizing the SOAP Format


Afternoon Session includes:

  • Specifics about Sleep Apnea and TMJ Documentation
  • Specifics about CT Scan Preauthorizations
  • Medical Coding Hands On Workshop Featuring:
  • How to fill out the Current CMS-1500 Medical Claim Form
  • Looking up Proper ICD-10 and CPT Codes in Codebook


(Participants are welcome to bring live case studies)


Upon Completion, participants will receive a “ Medical-Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification”.


8:00 am - 5:00 pm       
8 CEU
 

dental insurance  Training

​​​​​​Pricing for Events

#102 Dental Insurance Billing
 or #402 Medical
Insurance Coding" Certification
Class #102 or #402 
 Dentist= $399.99

    Staff: $299.00 

Class #102 or #402 
plus 1-Day Pass

 Dentist= $628.00

Staff: $448.00  


Class #102 and #402 
 Dentist= $749.00

Staff: $599.00  

Day Pass Includes: 
Breakfast $25.00, Lunch $25.00, Parking $20.00, 
Wine and Cheese Social $40.00
 Included Free with Any Day Pass
​( Total Value = $110 )
*CPR Class #301 or #601 + $20 with any Pass  
SAVE $10 OFF EACH ATTENDEE WITH
3 OR MORE AS A GROUP REGISTRATION

We have combined
CPR,

CA Infection Control and CA Dental Practice Act courses into 1 Single Day.
learn more here

Course Handouts Include:  

Employment Opportunities