This comprehensive course features advanced billing information with up to date front desk billing procedures currently being performed in today's dental office. Key elements are: all dental fee guides, insurance company rules and regulations, working with dual insurance claim forms and insurance and patient payment calculations. Students will also develop skills on how to effectively troubleshoot insurance payments and deal with treatment rejections. This course may be taken simultaneously with COMP 0285 and COMP 0885. A BCIT Statement of Completion is issued upon success in all three of these courses. Students may be eligible for continuing dental education credits as per the College of Dental Surgeons of BC.
Dental office experience, completion of a Dental Receptionist or Dental Assisting program or currently enrolled in Comp 0885.
Dental office experience, completion of a Dental Receptionist or Dental Assisting program or currently enrolled in COMP 0885 is mandatory. If you do not have the requirements, enrolment will not be permitted.
Two seats remaining as of Jan 23, 2019 1:50 pm PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Work with dual insurance policies.
Comply with updated Ministry and NIHB insurance guidelines.
Calculate patient differences created by insurance policy maximums and limitations.
Understand the most current dental insurance company's protocol and rules.
Perform daily billing and advanced billing tasks in a dental office.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011
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