Sleep Apnea and the Dental Practice (2019)

$70.00

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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Description

An increasing number of dentists are becoming interested in screening for, diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. Whether you currently treat sleep apnea patients or are considering adding these procedures to your practice, this webinar will provide essential information required to obtain appropriate reimbursement from medical payers.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the dentist’s role in treating sleep apnea.
  • Learn the medical codes for reporting sleep apnea appliances.
  • Know how to report a snore guard.
  • Understand Medicare guidelines for oral sleep appliances.
  • Learn how to obtain reimbursement as an out-of-network provider.

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

Speaker Disclosure

None

Names of any Entities Providing Commercial Support

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

November 20, 2019

Expiration Date

November 20, 2022

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