Cross Coding for Dental Sleep Apnea Treatment

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
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Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Best Strategies to Successfully File Cross Coding for Dental Sleep Apnea

 

Many of your patients suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Currently, many dental practices have begun to treat these patients with oral appliances and they are making a significant difference in the health of these patients. Oral appliances for treating obstructive sleep apnea may be covered by medical insurance plans including Medicare.

In this audio conference, Marianne Harper will lay out the steps to successfully file these claims. She will review the implementation instructions, and discuss examples of the medical claim form, sleep apnea medical claims, and examples of forms to help implement cross coding.

Cross coding to medical for sleep apnea treatment can definitely increase the profitability of the dental practice. This session will help you achieve this dual objective.

Session Highlights:

  • Find out how your practice can benefit by dental-medical cross coding for sleep apnea procedures.
  • Learn about the roles of all team members in implementing medical cross coding for sleep apnea procedures.
  • Crosswalk of dental to medical coding
  • Understand the importance of building relationships with your patients' physicians to achieve better success with your cross-coded claims.
  • Review the examples of letters of medical necessity and narratives for sleep apnea procedures.
  • Get insights on the documentation requirements required by medical carriers.
  • Learn about the medical codes needed to file these claims.
  • Review the process of completing a medical claim form.

 Session Snapshots:

  • Types of Medical Insurance Plans
  • What Will Medicare Pay?
  • Medicare Payments by Jurisdiction
  • Medical Enrollment
  • Resources for Cross-Coding with Dental Coding
  • Medical History
  • Patient Examination
  • Sleep Apnea SOAP Notes and Diagnoses
  • Letters of Medical Necessity
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Medical Codes and Forms
  • ICD-10 CM and CPT® Codes
  • HCPCS Codes and Examples
  • Processing Claims
  • Coding for Adjustments
  • Medicare Appeals

Who should attend

Dentists, Dental Practice Owners, Office Managers, Insurance Coordinators, Dental Business Office Staff, Hygienists

 

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About Our Speaker

Marianne Harper - Dental Billing Codes Expert

Marianne Harper is the owner of “The Art of Practice Management”, a dental practice management consulting company.  Marianne’s specialties in her consultancy are: front desk systems, business forms, the implementation of systems to lower accounts receivable, and the training and implementation of dental-medical cross coding.  In addition, Marianne is the author of a medical coding manual for dental practices as well as an eBook series on submitting certain...   More Info
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