Speaker: Charles Blair, DDS
May 11, 2018
8:00am-4:00pm (Registration at 7:30 am)
Gene & Georgetti Rosemont The Estate,
9421 W. Higgins Rd.,
CE Credits: 5
Dr. Charles Blair
is dentistry’s leading authority on insurance coding strategies, fee positioning and strategic planning. His extensive background and expertise make him uniquely qualified to share his wealth of knowledge with the dental profession. A highly respected author, he currently offers several publications: Coding with Confidence, Administration with Confidence, Diagnostic Coding for Dental Claim Submission, Medical Dental Cross Coding with Confidence and the Insurance Solutions Newsletter. He also founded www.practicebooster.com, which optimizes insurance administration and aids in maximizing reimbursement. He holds degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics and Dental Surgery.
Coding errors are predictable. Learn the top coding errors and how avoid them! You will also receive new, valuable information on some of the “hot” sections of the CDT code, which you can use to identify and “fix” coding problems that lurk in your practice. Most practices can expect legitimate net increases in cash flow immediately by learning how to do it right.
Dealing with dental insurance is overwhelming, but key strategies can save you time, prevent hassles, and keep you out of jail. Receive essential tools to properly file dental insurance claims and calculate primary and secondary insurance receipts. In addition, co-pay forgiveness, discounting, multiple fee positioning, patient gifts, falsifying NPI numbers and even PPO strategies will be discussed.
• Learn how to avoid typical coding errors.
• Understand proper narratives and documentation.
• Gain knowledge of co-pay forgiveness, discounting, multiple fees, NPI numbers, etc.
• Understand how to handle patient gifts, evaluate and deal with PPOs, and deal with the unclaimed property office.
Attendees will be furnished a continental breakfast and lunch today.
CE Credit: 2
Jim Philhower is the Director-North America Dental Sales Leadership & Development for Henry Schein Dental. Jim is a 30-year veteran of the dental industry. His career includes six years as a Regional Manager and 12 years as a Field Sales Consultant. Jim trains Managers along with Henry Schein Dental sales leaders throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia on techniques to help dentists reach their practice goals.
Total of 7 CE Lecture Credits