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Insurance Coordinators – Course Outline

Insurance Coordinators – Course Outline

The topics listed below are covered in the Academy of Insurance Coordinators program.

1. Orthodontic Insurance
– Accepting insurance
– Types of insurance providers
– Key insurance terms
– Calculating write-offs and payments

2. Orthodontic and Dental Benefits Codes
– Resources for benefit codes
– Overview of dental development
– Orthodontic codes
– Diagnostic codes

3. Insurance Billing
– Insurance protocol
– Verifying and coordinating benefits
– Completing insurance forms
– Insurance claims
– Mid-treatment billing
– Transfer patients

4. Tips for Success
– Submitting claims
– Payments
– Assignment
– Divorce and insurance benefits
– Changes to benefits
– Unique coding and benefit situations

5. ACA and Orthodontics
– What is the Affordable Care Act?
– Understanding the AAO’s involvement in the ACA
– Determining eligibility for coverage
– Form and index requirements
– Where to locate additional and state-specific information