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Stay Out of Jail: Avoid Coding Errors and Excel in Insurance Administration

May 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

20$ - 255$

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Please contact Dr. Judy Fan-Hsu at [email protected] or 240-888-7925 to be put on the Waiting List

Chicago ILAGD Presents:

Stay Out of Jail: Avoid Coding Errors and Excel in Insurance Administration

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.,

Rosemont, IL

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.

Course Description:

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.

Course Objectives:

• 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

Building a Profitable Practice

Speaker: Vanessa Buchheit

Vanessa Buchheit  has 16 years of experience in the dental field. After success as an office manager completing many different coaching and management programs herself and having a 90% case acceptance rate as a treatment coordinator, Vanessa joined Henry Schein as a practice development coach and was quickly one of the most respected professionals in her industry. Vanessa has lectured extensively on several dental topics related to leadership in the practice, implementing periodontal programs, increasing case acceptance, or how to increase your New Patients with internal marketing. She also has several published articles such as “Stop hanging up on your new patients” in dental economics. Using her real world professional experience coupled with her mastery of the business and attention to detail. She has the ability to identify areas for growth, implement winning systems and strategies. She now provides coaching and systems implementation with a hands-on approach that increases production and reduces stress.

 Course Objectives:

  • Strategies for practice growth and tips to effectively market your practice.
  • Proven techniques to increase new patient flow
  • How to increase production and profitability
  • Techniques to improve patient referrals
  • The only way to effectively lower practice overhead

CE Credits:

Total of 7 CE Lecture Credits

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May 11, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
20$ - 255$
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The Estate by Gene & Georgetti Rosemont
9421 W. Higgins Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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(847) 653-3333


Dr. Judy Fan-Hsu

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