Navigating the Medicare Maze – What Every Dentist Needs to Know


AGD Member:  $49* 

Student Member: $37.50*

Speakers: Dr. Dilaine Gloege and Dr. Glenda Hood  Non-Member:  $70 Credit Hours:  1.0  Subject Code: 550 – Practice Management *AGD Member discount applied at checkout.

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Historically, dentists have not considered the impact Medicare may have on their practices. In today’s healthcare environment, turning a blind eye to Medicare is no longer practical. In this webinar, we will discuss the basic organization of Medicare and how certain laws and regulations affect the dental practice. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of Medicare Advantage plans.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how Medicare laws impact the dental practice.
  • Discover little-known facts about Medicare Advantage plans.
  • Learn about the different options for provider enrollment in Medicare.
  • Know how opting out of Medicare can affect your practice.

Dilaine Gloege, CDA, CDC, CPC-A, is a coding and billing support specialist with over 30 years of dental experience. Gloege has worked at the practice level as a certified dental assistant, business team member and practice administrator. She is currently a call support center supervisor for Dr. Charles Blair’s Insurance Solutions Newsletter and Practice Booster and has helped thousands of practices with coding and insurance questions for both medical and dental claims. Additionally, Gloege is a contributor to the publications Insurance Solutions Newsletter, “Coding with Confidence,” “Administration with Confidence” and “Medical Dental Cross Coding with Confidence.” She also shares her knowledge and passion for dentistry in speaking and webinar presentations to dental teams nationwide.

Glenda Hood, MA, CPC, is an AAPC-certified professional coder with 30 years of experience working clinically and administratively with medical professionals. For the past 15 years, she has focused on oral surgery and dental coding. Currently, she is the medical coding support specialist for Insurance Solutions Newsletter. In addition to providing support to clients, she is a regular contributor to Insurance Solutions Newsletter as well as “Medical Dental Cross Coding with Confidence.” Hood has an enthusiasm for medical coding and is eager to share her knowledge and assist dental teams with the challenges presented by current healthcare trends.

Additional information

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Sponsored by Henry Schein One

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

November 6, 2019

Expiration Date

November 7, 2022