Apex Event: Get Paid More Through Coding Optimization



Wednesday, May 9, 2018
1:00 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 1 hr



Presenter Dr. Wayne Silverman
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dr. Silverman maintains a private practice in Hanover, PA. He is a certified dental consultant through the American Association of Dental Consultants, and is on the Board of Directors. A Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Silverman is also a clinical instructor, Dean’s Faculty, at the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. Currently, Dr. Silverman serves as the Dental Director at Dominion National, a dental benefits company based in Virginia and serves as Apex Reimbursement Specialists Director of Coding & Compliance.

Part I
CDT Coding for Preventive, Diagnostic and Restorative (Direct restorations)
Participating or non-participating practices with PPOs, gain a better understanding of insurance company frequency limitations for preventive and diagnostic services. Stay off of the insurance company radar screen for direct restorations. Code accurately to maximize practice and patient reimbursement.

Part II
CDT Coding for Crowns, Build-ups, Endodontics and Periodontics
The correct supporting documentation for crowns, build-ups, root canal therapy and scaling and root planning submitted with claims speeds up reimbursement. How to deal with Delta Dental and Met Life for crown build-ups. Scaling and root planning and the new code, D4346, get paid!

Part III
CDT Coding for Implants, Oral Surgery and Miscellaneous Services
Correct coding of implant services is critical to prevent revenue loss. When to code for surgical extractions, root removal and the proper record keeping and supporting documentation. Reporting habit appliances and the letters you never use.


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