The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine provides support for its members in matters relating to insurance reimbursement for oral appliance therapy. The following section on Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQ), developed by the Health Policy Education Committee, is designed to highlight the
more commonly encountered issues that arise in the process of seeking payment.
There are no specific dental codes available for oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and it’s almost unheard of for dental plans to reimburse for these devices. On the other hand, medical insurance routinely reimburses dentists for oral appliances. For those dental practices billing medical insurance, here are some recent changes that have taken place and some tips for success.
Parents sending a child off to college for the first time deal with a mixed set of emotions. Worries about sending their child away without supervision arise, but they also realize the potential benefits a college education provides. Deciding whether to keep your billing in-house or have it outsourced is a similar ordeal.
Most physicians and managers have, at some point, wondered whether they should outsource medical billing operations or allow the processes to remain in-house. While there are benefits and drawbacks no matter which you choose, this article will point out several of the reasons you should consider outsourcing your medical billing.
- Affordable Care Act
- Benefits of Outsourcing
- Claims Processing
- Health Plan Patients
- ICD 9/ ICD 10
- Insurance Benefits
- Medical Billing
- Medical Billing Careers
- medical claims
- Medical Coding
- Physician Practice Management
- Practice Management
- Psychology Billing
- Revenue Cycle Management
- Sleep Apnea