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Lunch and Learn Sessions

Saturday, September 17, 2011
11:30AM - 1:00PM


(C) 108A-B


Orthognathic Surgery in the Current Healthcare Environment

Myron R Tucker, DDS
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Louisiana State University
Isle of Palms, SC


This presentation will attempt to review some of the difficulties with insurance coverage and other issues related to financing orthognathic surgery. The indications for selecting surgical facilities based on a variety of factors will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe a systematic approach to submitting cases for initial review.
  2. Formulate a strategy for submitting cases for appeal following denial of request for preauthorization.
  3. Describe the potential indications and contraindications for performing various surgical procedures in a variety of outpatient surgical settings.

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