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- You are purchasing an electronic book (E-book)only
- There are NO REFUNDS on this product as it is delivered electronically
- Updated for 2017
The E-book is geared toward the individual that has exposure in the dental coding and billing industry and has worked in a dental office. If you have no experience in this field we strongly recommend taking the online class as it is more comprehensive and you will have a qualified instructor to guide you thru the learning process. The E-book DOES NOT include instructor time, student to student interaction, class room time, or a certificate of completion; it is an electronic book (E-book) that will teach current coders the concepts required to work in a dental office. The book goes over the following
Dental Terminology, Facial Anatomy and the Tooth Numbering System: This module is used to familiarize the individual with key dental terminology commonly used in a dental office, common clinical dental terms, facial anatomy and the tooth numbering system. Coding Concepts, Insurance billing and Appeals: This module is used to familiarize the individual with how to properly fill out and complete an ADA 2012, CMS-1500 and DHMO encounter form. As well as teach the individual how to accurately read an insurance card to determine the difference between medical, dental, PPO, POS and HMO in addition to teaching them how to read an Explanation of benefits and appeal claims as necessary. You will learn how to make a proper collection call and how to set up a treatment plan. It will further familiarize the individual with HIPAA and proper office etiquette. Dental and Medical Coding: This module is used to familiarize the individual with ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT and CDT codes most commonly used in the dental field. It will explain the difference between the codes and when it is appropriate to use each code. It will give the individual an understanding of how and when to bill a patient’s medical carrier for procedures that are covered under the medical carriers plan of benefits.
Anyone may purchase the E-book, however, only members of the association may become certified. This is an electronic book (E-book) shipped via e-mail, it may be downloaded to your PC or you may print the book if you prefer.