Friday, Nov 2, 8:30 AM-4 PM

Business Building Seminar Series – New Orleans, LA

Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans - Elmwood/Clearview Parkview Area
Getting there
5150 Mounes Street, Harahan, LA

Earn 14 CE in two days at our Business Building Seminar Series! TWO DAYS ONLY November 2 & 3, 2018 Friday:
Increased Profits Through Proper Billing and Coding Are you working for free?
Ensure that your office is coding correctly!Dealing with Dental Insurance stinks!
There are too many rules, too many exclusions and too many ways to NOT get paid for the work you do.
BUT, there are things that we can do to reduce or eliminate rejections, refused claims and misquotes given to your patients becuase of incomplete or inaccurate information. Do you know what a least expensive alternative clause is?
What about a missing tooth clause?
Does your office have a Periodontal Treatment System?
Learn to reduce or eliminate rejected claims, cut claim submissions cost, increase case acceptance, and maximize both insurance reimbursement and your patients' benefits in this one day course!
Have ALL of your insurance, billing and coding questions answered in this interactive, informative and fun course!
Coverage of these topics and more!• Codes that maximize both reimbursement and patients’ benefit• Billing perio treatment properly• Methods that eliminate rejected and delayed claim payments• Cost cutting claims submission tips• Tools and strategies to negotiate insurance reimbursement rates• Techniques for fast payment of appealed claims without a single phone call• The single phrase that increases patient collections• How to train your team and patients to understand what dental insurance really is• What your chart notes have to say in order to remain within the laws and guidelines of proper charting COURSE OBJECTIVES• Examine the CDT codes that exist for dentists to properly bill many services that they are now doing for free• Understand the claims process from your submission to payment• Analyze your current billing techniques and discuss changes that will increase profits• Learn how to file e-claims in the most affordable manner, many times decreasing costs by over 50%• Create a correct perio treatment plan for your office that results in higher insurance reimbursement and acceptance• Implement proven and tested strategies to increase patient collections• Learn what insurance companies are looking for during an audit and how to protect yourself Saturday:
Business 101 for the Dental Office Grow your Business Management Skill Set in one day Dentists spend years in dental school learning how to practice dentistry, however, too often only a small amount of time is spent learning the business of dentistry. You attend classes to hone your clinical skills, so don’t ignore your business knowledge and skills. Many dentists become business owners with little or no actual business knowledge, but are expected to become overnight business owners handling payroll, accounts payable and receivable, human resources, marketing, and accounting. This is no easy feat and is something that thousands of dentists around the country struggle with every day. This course has been designed for dentists, practice owners, offices managers and their entire staff to increase your business knowledge and discuss details and requirements that the business of dentistry demand. We will talk about the systems that every office should have in place like; recall systems, reactivation systems and Unscheduled Tx follow up systems. We will design a map for your business that will lead you to success, no matter what your definition of success is. We will discuss scheduling systems, goal setting and attainment, basic accounting, calculating and managing your overhead percentages, and team building. We will show you collection and billing methods that actually work, scheduling systems to avoid the “cycle”, ways to increase case acceptance, and what key performance indicators you should be reviewing every day, week, and month. What you will learn: What reports from your PMS you should be reviewing every day. How to increase case acceptance and ensure that patients get the treatment that they need. What overhead means and budgeting tips to keep your percentages within a healthy range. What goals are and how to create, track, and achieve them with the entire team working together. The real reasons patients delay treatment and how to overcome them. Learn systems that take the guesswork out of daily operations. Designing and implementing your schedule to increase production without adding hours to your week. Internal and External marketing systems that increase new patient numbers at an affordable acquisition cost. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, attendees shall be able to: Evaluate your production and profitability for areas of improvement. Review the profitability of the hygiene department and the health of your hygiene retention program. Identify areas of improvement within your business and scheduling systems. Refine your collections and patient financing to maximize revenues. Develop your team into a goal oriented, cohesive, fully supportive group of professionals. Organize systems within your office to increase efficiency, effectiveness and profitability. This weekend will feature speaker Rick Garofolo, with over 25 years of business experience including being a dental spouse, CEO and owner of over 20 different businesses.
You can learn more about Rick Garofolo HERE. FAQs
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? The hotel offers free parking for event attendees. We also have a room block with discounted rooms available now until October 2, 2018. You can call the hotel at 504-733-5646 or register HERE.
After the room deadline has passed, rooms may still be available but will be at the current hotel rate, not at our discounted rate. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can reach us at 888-367-1322 or via email at
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Bringing your ticket will expedite your checkin process, but is NOT mandatory.