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:
Session will focus on:
(Participants are welcome to bring live case studies)
Rebecca Gerber has 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.