On Demand: Comprehensive Guide to Dental Coding, Billing, and Documentation

$ 49.00

On Demand: Comprehensive Guide to Dental Coding, Billing, and Documentation

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Course Description: 

This comprehensive course provides dentists with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in dental coding, billing and documentation. Participants will learn fundamental principles of coding, including code selection and submission procedures, as well as best practices for accurate documentation to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, dentists will gain proficiency in advanced coding topics, billing compliance regulations, and fraud prevention measures. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the tools and confidence to navigate the complexities of dental coding, billing and documentation. 

Course Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of dental coding systems, including the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) and. International Classification of Diseases (ICD). 
  • Recognize the importance of accurate coding in the dental practice for maximizing the reimbursement, reducing  claim denials and ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Identify commonly used dental codes and their meanings to accurately document procedures and treatments. 
  • Develop guidelines for selecting appropriate codes for various dental procedures based on clinical documentation and coding standards.
  • Comprehend dental insurance terminology, processes and reimbursement structures to navigate billing procedures effectively. 
  • Apply basic principles of dental billing and reimbursement to optimize revenue cycle management and financial performance. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in submitting electronic and paper claims, including understanding claims formats, submission guidelines, and documentation requirements. 
  • Implement strategies for resolving claim denials and rejections to minimize revenue loss and ensure timely reimbursement.
  • Appreciate the significance of thorough documentation in dental practice for patient care, communication, and legal compliance. 
  • Identify essential components of comprehensive patients records, including medical history, treatment plans, progress notes, and consent forms. 
  • Understanding documentation requirements for different types of dental procedures, including diagnostic, preventative, restorative, and surgical interventions. 
  • Apply best practices for maintaining accurate, compliance, and secure patient records to ensure continuity of care and mitigate legal risks. 
  • Master advanced codings concepts for complex procedures and specialized services, including interdisciplinary medical-dental cross-coding scenarios. 
  • Develop strategies for optimizing coding efficiency and accuracy, leveraging technology tools and resources to streamline coding processes and enhance practice productivity. 

CE Course Length: 1.5 Hours 

AGD Subject Code: 565 - Documentation and Risk Management 

Original Release Date: 07/01/2019

Review Date: 02/14/2023

Expiration Date: 02/14/2027

Course Availability: Content availability does not expire.

 

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