April 13, 2019
If you’re running a successful dental office, chances are you and your team members know the ins and outs of dental insurance claims and billing. If you’ve made the decision to offer oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea, you will likely want to incorporate medical insurance claims and billing into your office as well. This can be a time-consuming and costly endeavor, which is why so many dental offices rely on third party providers to help them maximize medical insurance benefits while giving their team more time to spend helping patients find new reasons to smile. Keep reading to learn a bit more about the third party medical insurance billing process for dental sleep medicine practices.(more…)
March 28, 2019
As many dentists are already well aware, people don’t like going to the dental office. When asked why, people give a whole range of reasons, including lack of time, fear of dentists, and dental sensitivity making appointments painful. One reason stands head and shoulder above every other given by patients for avoiding their dentist – money. More patients skip dental appointments due to cost than any other reason. When you ask a patient to trust you with a treatment that isn’t going to be covered by their dental insurance, like sleep dentistry, it’s essential to do your best to remove any potential financial surprises for your patients by understanding medical insurance benefits and maximizing this coverage. For many dentists, working with a third party billing agency is the ideal solution to ensure the dental office gets payment for their provided services, and patients get the treatment they need at a price that fits their budgets. Keep reading to learn a little more about how a good third party billing agency can help your dental office offer affordable sleep dentistry services.(more…)
February 20, 2019
When you decided to become a dentist, completing billing and insurance paperwork probably wasn’t high on your list of reasons to enter the field. Unfortunately, dealing with billing and insurance claims is a necessity, but when that necessity starts to take away from your real purpose – helping people – it’s time to consider working with a third party biller. Keep reading to learn more about the many benefits of hiring a third party billing agency to help with your practice’s billing and medical insurance claims.(more…)
January 7, 2019
Most insurance providers and even Medicare make it possible for patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea to receive a new oral appliance every three years. This ensure the ongoing function of their appliances. However, many patients don’t know about this, and many dentists fail to touch base with their patients to ensure they’re coming back for a new appliance at least every three years. Keep reading to learn more about the three year rule and how you can put it to work in your dental office.(more…)
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.(more…)
September 30, 2018
The 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.
September 8, 2018
When 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.
August 21, 2018
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.
July 30, 2018
When you’re ready to start offering your dental patients sleep apnea treatment options, you will need to follow a simple three-step plan to get your thriving dental sleep practice up and running. First, you need to make introductions, so your peers in the medical and dental community, as well as your patients, know you are offering the service. Second, you’ll need to learn more about medical insurance and billing. Finally, you’ll want to build your online presence and provide the necessary information to your patients both current and potential. In this post, we’ll discuss the first phase of starting your dental sleep practice – making introductions.
July 20, 2018
There 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.