Don’t miss our conference on Insurance Profitability on May 20-21, 2022 in Atlanta. During this conference, Travis Campbell, DDS and Crystal May, Devdent COO will teach how to transition to medical billing. Dr. Travis Campbell, aka the “practice whisperer”, is passionate about the business end of running a practice. As a result, his perspective will show you the importance of medical insurance billing in dentistry. Crystal May is passionate about using medical billing to grow the dental industry and improve patient care. She will guide you through medical billing best practices. Together, these two experts will inspire you to bill with confidence. Using the right billing method, you can be compensated with increased case acceptance. “Nearly every code in dentistry
Written by Laurie Owens CPB,COCEdited by Jo Gardner I hate ice skating! Growing up on Oahu Hawaii you would think, “Why on earth would they have an ice-skating rink?” You would be correct… we did not have one. Of course, there is one on the island now, but that did me no good, since I am already grown! Moving to the Seattle area, one of the pastimes is, you guessed it, ice skating. Doing it on my own brought many falls, tears, and frustration. As I reminisce on this graceful sport that looks effortless on television, my mind wanders to other frustrations. Why aren’t dental offices using proper coding for implants, bone grafting, membranes, and even all on four or
Viewing the intraoral photos and radiographs, I knew why the doctor said it was top priority. It was critical to determine if this case fit requirement of medical billing for dentistry.
In this example Imagn Billing case you will see how a dental office in Florida successfully billed for dental crowns. Our Imagn Billing team processed this claim on 12/4/2020 to Tricare insurance and it was paid on 1/22/2021.
In my past life, I worked in dentistry for many years. I went into medical billing for dentistry because I had a need to move away from the clinical side of the practice. I enjoy my continued work with offices because it’s a way for me to still help patients get what they rightfully deserve and make them healthier in the process.
Oral cancer continues to take lives and it is not partial to economic status. Most recently, we saw this with the tragic death of Eddie Van Halen, who died as a result of his oral cancer. Oral cancer had been an ongoing battle for Eddie Van Halen for nearly 20 years and, unfortunately, it ended his life at the age of 65.