When

Friday, November 1
7:30 a.m. Registration

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CE Course

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
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Where

TBD
Des Moines, IA


Contact

Sarah DuRall, Director of Marketing
Goetze Dental 
816-413-1200 
sdurall@goetzedental.com 

Medical/Dental Coding  presented by Christine Taxin

7 CE 

This course is for dentists and office managers. 

Why Bill Medical?

  • Billing medical generates greater case acceptance
  • Patients save money - benefitting their bottom line and health
  • Patients are helped in a way they didn’t realize was possible

The benefits of medical/dental cross coding are numerous. Understanding of medical insurance is the key to getting paid! However, there is much confusion about medical billing and most teams don’t have the resources or time to figure it out. Take charge of your practice’s billing through this informative hands-on workshop! Learn a step-by-step process for claim processing – from first patient contact through final payment. Gain a greater understanding of diagnostic, procedure and DME codes, and the use of modifiers. Learn how to complete the CMS-1500 Form and necessary supporting documentation. Learn a system for follow-ups and appeals, and how to avoid common missteps which cause claim denials.

  • Become proficient in interpreting different types of insurance plans
  • Recognize the four categories of billable procedures
  • Understand the authorization process and the importance of S.O.A.P. in documentation
  • Receive tips for working with insurance companies to obtain patient benefit information
  • Utilize diagnostic tools, such as I-Cat, saliva tests, medical history intake and risk assessment forms, and clinical skills
  • Identify how to document and submitmedical necessity information
  • Know how to prioritize and report medical diagnostic and
    procedure codes
  • Learn about the history, structure and format of ICD-10 coding system

Christine Taxin
Coding and fee positioning errors are predictable in today's dental practice. Learn the top errors - and how not to make them! Increase practice cash flow immediately by learning how to do it right!

Christine Taxin’s workshop and lecture attendees benefit from her expertise in advanced dental billing, dental to medical cross-coding, administrative and wellness systems. Her company, Links2Success, is
approved as a PACE continuing education provider through the Academy of General Dentistry.

Prior to starting her own management consulting company, Christine worked for a large New York City hospital as administrator of a critical department, managed an extensive practice and worked with Coaching Solutions and Dynamic Administrators consulting companies. She has trained in management at LVI. She has been awarded “Leader in Consulting” for the past four years in Dentistry Today. Christine serves as an adjunct professor at the New York University (NYU) Dental School and Resident Programs for New York City Programs. Christine will also begin teaching coding at Harvard Dental School.


Links2Succes
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

4/1/2018 to 3/30/2021  Provider ID# 333166