Laurie Owens, CPC, CPB

Director Of Medical Billing Education

Biography

Laurie brings over a decade of experience educating dental practices on billing medical insurance and the techniques to get claims paid. Laurie believes that patients should be able to utilize their medical insurance for procedures due to oral systemic conditions. Through on-site training, medical billing courses, Seattle Study Club lectures, and follow-up consulting, Laurie has assisted dental practices in successfully billing medical insurance to collect benefits that would have otherwise been unclaimed. Her training on medical billing has increased practice revenue and patient satisfaction.

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Imagn Billing Feature Case: Implant

The 61-year-old male patient presented for an emergency appointment with symptoms of pain levels higher in the evening and non-reactive to medication. 

How To Complete a CMS 1500 Medical Claim Form for Dentistry

When billing medical insurance, electronic claims are the preferred way to submit a claim. Electronic claims are superior because they ensure correct processing, faster submission …

Are You Getting Your Toes Wet or Are you All In? 3 Steps for Successful Medical Billing in Dentistry

Growing up on a tropical island was amazing…the sun, sand (not particularly my favorite as an adult), and the pièce de résistance, water.  As a …

How To Speak To Your Patients in Dentistry

HELP Is A Four-Letter Word!

The dental office isn’t high on our patient’s priority list. So, understanding that mindset should guide how to speak to your patients and how to help them.

Cancer And Medical Billing For Dentistry – Before, During, And After

Cancer treatment often will impact other areas of health. Oral health is one such area that should be monitored throughout treatment to ensure that any side effects are identified and treated quickly. Understanding dental care before, during, and after chemotherapy and radiation treatment will also guide you through the medical billing for dentistry.

Lights, Camera, Action!  The Integral Role of a Dental Assistant for Medical Billing in Dentistry

What is one of the hardest jobs of a dental practice? I’ll give you a clue: They have their hands in surgery, hygiene, lab, exams, …

6 Principles to Prevent your Dental Practice from Unintentional Insurance Fraud

Do you look good in orange  How about black and white stripes? We laugh now, but are you sure that your medical billing for dentistry …

3 Key Steps To Get Your Medical Claims Paid Faster

Remember tug of war? Your team pulling as hard as possible to make the dangling middle string cross the line before the other team out-maneuvers …

The Hidden Gem in your Practice Is Medical Billing for Dentistry

Trying to increase production can be very difficult because of coupon practices. But, there’s another route that allows you to provide high-quality care for your …

Medical Billing for Dentistry – The Change is Coming

“Dental carriers are now requiring that any service that could be payable by any medical carrier, including Medicare; be submitted to medical first.” National Provider …

Credentials

Certified Professional Coder

American Academy of Professional Coders™

Certified Professional Biller

American Academy of Professional Coders™

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