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How Does Medicare Actually Work with Sleep Apnea Treatment?

November 7, 2018

Dental and medical insurance policies can seem to be purposefully complicated, but Medicare coverage can be especially challenging. If you’ve made the decision to offer oral appliances for sleep apnea sufferers, you may need to understand how Medicare policies cover these devices. You may be thinking, “I already accept regular medical insurance, and that’s a hassle. How much worse is Medicare going to be?” The truth is, it can be a big challenge and take up a lot of your time during the application process. In this post, we’ll discuss the process for becoming a Medicare provider for oral appliances and why it’s worth the challenge.

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Growing Your Online Presence – The Third Phase of Starting a Dental Sleep Practice

September 30, 2018

Insurance coverage approved formThe third phase of starting your thriving dental sleep practice is establishing and growing your online presence. Most dentists have websites for their general dentistry practice, but you’ll need to develop a presence as a practitioner offering sleep dentistry services. In this post, we’ll review some of the many ways that you can grow your online presence to spread the word about your dental sleep practice.
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Exceptional Dental Billing Services – NO Hidden Fees!

September 8, 2018

Hand holding no hidden fees signWhen you decided to start offering dental sleep medicine services, you never thought you’d be dealing with hours and hours of processing and filing medical insurance claims. The reality is, an effective dental sleep practice will need to offer medical insurance coverage for patients. However, most dental offices don’t have the extra time or staff to complete all of the paperwork, phone calls, and research necessary to maximize this coverage. There are numerous billing services out there who can help you with this process, but it seems like they are taking all of the additional income you should be receiving from sleep dentistry. At Brady Billing, we pride ourselves on providing billing services with no hidden fees. Keep reading to learn more about what sets us apart from other medical insurance billing services.
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Medical Billing – The Second Phase of Starting a Dental Sleep Practice

August 21, 2018

Business woman standing near her workplace.In a busy dental office, adding one more thing to your team’s to-do list can be a real challenge, especially when you’re growing the practice by offering a new service like dental sleep medicine. One common struggle dental offices have when it comes to opening their dental sleep practice is deciding whether or not to process medical insurance benefits. Many offices choose to forego this service, encouraging patients to apply for reimbursement of treatment costs directly from the medical benefit provider. While the reimbursement application process is usually pretty straightforward, patients may choose to visit a dental sleep practice that will complete these claims forms for them. If you want to offer medical insurance coverage for your patients without putting unnecessary stress on your dental office team, Brady Billing is here to help. We offer medical insurance and billing services, specializing in assisting dental sleep offices. In this post, we’ll talk about some of the reasons it’s so important to give your patients access to their medical coverage when building a new dental sleep office.
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What Sets Brady Billing Apart from Other Billing Providers

July 20, 2018

Smiling young woman at deskThere are a lot of medical billing service providers that help dental practices with their medical insurance and other billing needs. Your dental office is unlike any other practice in your area, and Brady Billing is not like any other billing provider. In this post, we’ll discuss just a few of the many factors that set us apart from other medical insurance and billing providers.
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Do You Offer Medical Billing Training for Dental Office Staff?

June 13, 2018

Casual Business Meeting in OfficeAt Brady Billing, we are dedicated to helping dentists and dental office teams offer the best possible service for their patients. That means we don’t just complete your medical billing tasks behind the scenes in secret without ever explaining what we’re doing. Our knowledgeable team members are here to help you and your staff better understand the importance of medical billing, answer your questions, and yes, we can even help your team learn the steps necessary to process these medical claims. However, our goal is to remove this burden from your team as much as possible and provide support when questions do arise. We create a billing service plan that works for your dental office, so you can spend your time helping patients smile.
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Is There a Difference Between Preauthorization & Predetermination?

May 16, 2018

Man and woman discussing insurance paperworkThere is, but the specifics of medical coverage preauthorization and predetermination can be complex and frustrating for dental office teams who are already overwhelmed with processing and filing dental benefit claims. If your office provides patients with oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea, you’ll often need to contact a patient’s medical insurance provider to get preauthorization and predetermination to ensure they can receive coverage for the expenses associated with their sleep apnea therapy in your office. The Brady Billing team is happy to answer all of the medical preauthorization and predetermination billing services for our dental offices, so you can place your focus where it belongs – on your patients.
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How Can Adding Sleep Apnea Therapy Improve My Practice?

April 25, 2018

Man placing his sleep apnea applianceIt’s too much work; I don’t want to deal with medical insurance; my patients don’t need this treatment. We’ve heard it all. Dentists have a variety of reasons for skipping out on offering sleep apnea therapy using custom oral appliances, but with awareness of this sleep disorder growing, not offering these treatment options can put your practice at a disadvantage. Don’t miss out on attracting potential patients. By working with Brady Billing, you can offer sleep apnea therapy, and we’ll handle the billing and insurance hassles.
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Don’t Let Billing Hassles Keep You from Offering Oral Appliances

February 16, 2018

Dentist and assistant in exam room with man in chair smilingIf you’re a dentist who’s still not offering oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea sufferers, we can almost assume medical insurance claims and billing are what’s keeping you away from this revenue driver. We know that billing can be a hassle, and your team members are already overtaxed with dental insurance claims, adding medical insurance to the mix is just too much for your staff. You need time for your patients! We hear you. At Brady Billing, we make oral appliance therapy billing and insurance claims simple, so dentists and dental care teams can keep their focus where it belongs – on the patient.
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4 Tips for Growing Your Dental Sleep Medicine Practice

November 7, 2017

Man falling asleep at workIf you’re just getting started offering sleep apnea treatment in your dental office, you may want to consider putting a little extra effort into separating yourself from the other dentists offering oral appliance therapy in your area. A few simple steps could help you beef up the profitability of your new service.
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