This self-paced, self-study, online course is specifically designed to give students a strong background and thorough understanding of how the dental insurance process works. You will gain practical knowledge and relevant, up-to-date information that will enable you to excel as a Dental Insurance Billing Specialist.
With the majority of dental offices being driven by insurance, accurate billing is a powerful tool in maximizing practice profitability. A well trained dental biller is required to keep track of payments from insurance carriers, filing and submitting authorizations and claims, verifying eligibility, explaining treatment to patients, and collecting the correct co-payments.
Dental insurance processing requires an understanding of different types of insurance coverage, patient eligibility, and insurance terminology, along with accurate insurance procedures and effective follow-up. This course will address all these and more.
Our Online Dental Insurance Billing Course is available everywhere, to anyone who would like to learn about Dental Insurance Billing. This self-study course takes approximately 8 hours or more to complete. The fee is $199.00.
Material provided online includes several handouts and cheat-sheets. There is also an extensive Dental Insurance Terminology Glossary in the resource center
YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:
- Distinguish types of insurance and insurance terminology
- Obtain information and determine patient coverage and eligibility
- Obtain breakdowns of benefits
- Complete a claim form including documentation, narratives, and predeterminations
- Understand explanation of benefits, payments, and adjustments
- Track and follow-up with insurance companies on unpaid claims
- Generate aging reports in Dentrix, EagleSoft, OpenDental or SoftDent
- Spot the most common billing errors
At the end of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion which shows your commitment to further education and career advancement. Also, receive 6 PACE Continuing Education Credits upon completion of the course
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