Register for the Second Annual

Dental and Medical Insurance Extravaganza
for the Modern Wellness Practice

Exclusive Two-Day Hygiene Track
Presented by Janet Press, RDH

This program will address the consultative approach of taking our patients down the path of discovery into new treatment discussions that meet the challenges of implementing these required Classifications/diagnostic changes in your practice. Learn communication strategies directed at the patient creating a total “value” proposition making it easier for the dental provider to discuss and for the patient to accept treatment that will increase production and profitability through your hygiene department.

Enjoy sessions from dynamic speakers and companies. With topics ranging from Billing, Insurance, Marketing, and Medicare... Earning your CE has never been so much fun. From round table discussions to getting your specific questions answered one-on-one.

Course Overview & Speakers

Christine Taxin

CSI: Finding the Clues That You Need To Successfully Bill Medical Insurance

When you begin your journey of billing from Dental to Medical, you have to learn to think like an Investigator. You are telling a story and notating on behalf of the Patient. In this insightful course, Christine Taxin will teach you the basics of how to document, what to notate, and how to successfully being to bill your first claim.

So bring your favorite magnifying glass along to Vegas... because this Fall, YOU are putting on your sleuthing hat to learn how to be the next Sherlock Holmes of Medical Billing.

Christine Taxin
Christine Taxin

Dude, Do You Even Document? ‘Cuz That Looks Like Texting

Text messaging has become the number one communication tool used in the world. We no longer write notes, send letters, or use paper charts. We use text messages.

Let’s learn how to text message chart notes that become your letter of medical necessity.

Learn what must be in your documentation. Together we will figure out who on your team can start the process and why it’s so important. Learn how to give each patient's chart notes the individual attention it deserves, but with less work and higher results.

- Christine Taxin
Lois Banta

Have You Ever Wondered How You and Your Team Could Have Fun While Increasing Overall Profit?

A fun course on how to properly document in today's fast-paced world.

Lois Banta is CEO, President and Founder of Banta Consulting, Inc., a company that specializes in all aspects of dental practice management. Lois has over 45 years of dental experience and consults and speaks nationally and internationally. She is the owner and CEO of The Speaking Consulting Network, and a member of several professional organizations.

- Lois Banta, Keynote
Jan Palmer

Implementing Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice: The ABC’s

This course will help the participants better understand their responsibilities with Medicare, the enrollment options and responsibilities, even of they choose not to enroll.

We will review options on participation, types of policies and related options for provider enrollment along with an overview on policies.

Taxin Palmer

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Medicare

Medicare started as a socialized medical plan concept in 1912 by Teddy Rosevelt. It started in 1965 with basic hospital and doctor office visits. Did you know it was never actually a part of dental {and most of the dental world is part of Medicare!

Learn the types of Medicare coverage the baby boomers asked for so you can choose to work with the latest group of patients that you are not targeting. Because the Medicare of today... simply ain't your Grandma's Medicare she knew.

- Christine Taxin & Jan Palmer

Making Smart Plan Participation Decisions

We'll review the most common claim denial issues and how to handle them. Buildups, periodontal services and extractions are among the topics but we'll discuss more. Conversations with patients will also be addressed.

It is possible to be profitable in today’s insurance environment with efficiency and proper positioning. This interactive workshop will help you to decide your insurance participation and profitability comfort level.

Janet Press

Dental Hygiene Practice Expansion

This program is designed specifically for your Hygiene Team to learn the structure of the “New” American Academy of Periodontology Classification System that confronts our professional responsibility for medical risk, diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of Gingivitis, Periodontitis, and Implantitis in support of the Periodontal Medical Model (oral systemic link). This program will address the consultative approach of taking our patients down the path of discovery into new treatment discussions that meet the challenges of implementing these required Classifications/diagnostic changes in your practice. Learn communication strategies directed at the patient creating a total “value” proposition making it easier for the dental provider to discuss and for the patient to accept treatment that will increase production and profitability through your hygiene department.

ADA Speakers

Should It Stay or Should It Go? Dental Records

The patient’s dental record is a vital and living history that recaps more than just the patient’s dental oral health presentation and medical history. It also provides a legal record of how the practice has managed the provision of care to each patient.

- What belongs in a dental record and which business records need to be kept
- How to document informed consent/informed refusal; how to handle records requests
- Understand proper record destruction

ADA Speakers

Read Between the Lines to Improve Your Bottom Line

Find out how certain contract provisions can limit what you can expect from plan administrators and influence what your patients might expect from you. Discover how ADA resources can help you navigate contract provisions.

- Discover the real meaning of certain phrases common to many dental benefit contracts
- Understand EOB language and how to write an appeal
- Learn about ADA resources and information to keep you up-to-date

Coding Your Implant Practice

- Learn the medical and dental implant coding process for diagnostics, surgery, restoration, maintenance, as well as periodontal involvement and removal

- Discuss how to create letters of medical necessity that work

- Determine your role in dual coverage between medical and dental carriers.

Our Sponsors

Sameer Bhasin
Sameer Bhasin
Mike Buckner
Mike Buckner
Christine Taxin
Christine Taxin
Ian McNickle
Kat Wall
Kat Wall
Jordon Comstock
Jordon Comstock
Beth Gaddis
Beth Gaddis
Patrick O'Rourke
Patrick O'Rourke
Christine Taxin
Christine Taxin
Tina Brown
Christine Alfano
Dr. Lou Shuman
Dr. Lou Shuman
Duane Tinker
Duane Tinker