Colleen Huff, FAADOM

Course Information and Bio

Dental Insurance 101- The basics and beyond!

Dental Insurances have changed more in the last 5 years than in the prior 15.  This course will take you back to the basics as well as introduce you to new and exciting plans being offered to our patients today. This course will also teach not only what questions to ask the insurance companies but HOW to ask them. We will look at technology and how it can be your best friend and what changes are on the horizon. This course will also review the Affordable Care Act and how it can benefit your practice.  What you need to know about the plans being offered and how they differ from traditional insurances.

EOB’s/Membership Plans Keeping the Revenue in Your Practice

This course will cover EOB’s and how to keep the revenue in your practice.  We will discuss how to figure out Coordination of benefits along with what you need to know BEFORE you sign that contract to participate.  In house membership plans are a growing trend.  We will discuss the pros and cons to doing it yourself along with pointers on integrating them into your practice.  Does the United Concordia/Blue Cross Blue Shield changeover make your head spin?  This course will take some of that mystery away and help you prepare for future changes.

Speaker Bio:

Colleen, Huff, FAADOM has been in the dental field for over 20 years and was named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry in 2017!  Her dental career began as a customer service representative for MetLife Dental in Utica, NY. From there a move to New Jersey introduced her to the world of dental offices and she has been there ever since. Colleen honed her office skills for about 7 years before taking on the world of management in 2001. Colleen has been an independent consultant for numerous offices throughout the country. She has helped grow a practice from the ground up, as well as re-organize established practices.  Colleen is the founder/president of the Buffalo/WHY Chapter of AADOM – (D.E.N.T.A.L Study Group) and an active member of AADOM along with being one of their first Ambassadors. Colleen’s seminar on the Affordable Care Act is the first of its kind in the country.

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