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https://www.odysseymgmt.com

Courses

Dental Insurance in A Day

Alternate titles: “The Acci-Dental Insurance Coordinator” or “Coding and Insurance Skills Workshop”

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Description

Insurance is an important part of your office’s revenue cycle, but it does not need to overwhelm your daily routine. Effective insurance coordinators have set up systems and are constantly flexible with their learning. Manage your information and your claims to minimize delays and rejections. This course is perfect for all team members who want to work together to get your claims paid! Experienced coders will benefit from the documentation and updated codes section.

Attendees can expect:

— Guidelines to build an effective insurance system

— Tips to obtain reimbursement for your practice and your patients, including management of documentation/attachments

— Best practices for generating and reviewing reports

— Discussion of coding trends including diagnosis and administrative codes

Details

3-6 hours

Qualifies for CE

  • Lecture,

Nobody Told Me That! Management Issues We Should Talk About

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Description

Do you ever wish someone would have just told you about that strange rule? Or that human resources decisions are so complicated? Unexpected situations can test even the most experienced manager! Often, we manage by our very strong intuition but still make mistakes. Let’s discuss how to protect ourselves by staying ahead of the game. We will use lessons and examples from each other to make us all stronger business leaders!

We’ll discuss:

— What you wish you had known about employee management

— Situations that can surprise you

— How to help your team avoid common pitfalls in patient management

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Details

2-3 hours

Qualifies for CE

  • Lecture,

Fearless Financial & Case Presentations

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Description

Receptionists, managers and assistants know that patients usually wait until the doctor leaves the room to ask the hardest questions! This course will help you to become more comfortable with discussing your patient’s treatment options. The ideal case presentation should relax the patient and not be a source of stress for you! A discussion on financial arrangements will help you to handle the money issues with a smile.

Learn:

— How to effectively communicate with your patients about their treatment needs

— Verbal skills to help you overcome the most common patient objections

— Why solid financial arrangements are essential to case acceptance

Details

2-3 hours

Qualifies for CE

  • Lecture,

Foundations of Dental Office Management

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Description

This course is designed for doctors or managers with less than five years of management experience or for those desiring a refresher course on the basics of dental office management. Experienced dentists know clinical excellence alone does not spell success – managerial talent and leadership is needed as well.

Discussions will focus on situations that most managers encounter in their new roles. From hiring and firing to managing your practice’s revenue cycle – we’ll review basic systems that you will need to have in place.

Topics will include:

— Structuring an effective team

— Managing your practice for financial success

— Tips on insurance management

— Leadership and attitude as a manager

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Details

2-3 hours

Qualifies for CE

  • Lecture,

Revenue Cycle Management for Leaders

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Description

Today’s practice leader doesn’t just manage collections. Cash flow, payment organization and forecasting are all key components of revenue cycle management (RCM). This class will explain why we need to think past sending statements and making collections calls so that we can stay cash flush and prepared for any challenges.

We’ll also discuss how to explain the importance of RCM to your team members so they can support you in your efforts.

Topics will include:

  • Best practices for your collections process
  • Review of inventory management
  • How to discuss revenue goals with the team

Details

2-3 hours

Qualifies for CE

  • Lecture,

Insurance Participation Workshop

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Description

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. If you’ve ever wondered how to manage all these plans and networks then this is your course!

Learning Objectives:

— Discover your office’s true insurance position

— Assess and evaluate your practice metrics

— Understand the current insurance environment and plan for near-future changes

— Learn how you can best prepare for a surprise audit

Attendees please bring these reports generated for a 12-month period:

— Procedure Code Report (which procedures were billed for and how often)

— Adjustment Report (detailed)

— New Patient Referral Sources

— Production/Collection (aged 30, 60, 90 days)

**Please have a calculator available.

Details

2-3 hours

Qualifies for CE

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