Terri Bradley’s extensive hands on experience, including management of a multi-doctor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice, laid the foundation for her current success as a speaker, consultant and medical coding expert. She keeps her finger on the pulse of policy updates and changes in the insurance industry as she works with OMS offices daily.
In 2016 Terri launched OMS Billing Solutions as an extension of Terri Bradley Consulting understanding that all the details of OMS coding and billing can be overwhelming to OMS offices. OMS Billing Solutions services include claims processing, resolving payment issues and even answering patients’ billing questions.
As an engaging speaker Terri is in demand and has presented to SOMSA (formerly JAWS Society), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Carestream Global Oral Health Summit, American Association of Dental Office Managers, several state OMS societies as well as many private practices across the country. Terri’s signature course Untangling the Web of OMS Billing is consistently a well-attended seminar.
Terri has been published in the Fonseca Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Textbook; Third edition Chapter 8, Dentistry IQ, CDT 2017, CDT 2018 & CDT 2019 Coding Companions and she also co-authored the publication Dictations and Coding in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery which was released in the summer of 2017.
Terri is a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, AAPC, and was one of the founding members of the JAWS Society (now SOMSA). She has a B.S. in Healthcare Administration from Emmanuel College.
Over the last 21 years, Kate has gained a keen insight into the inner workings of dental practices, while focusing on developing best practices for organizational health, new business development, and referral relationship management.
Prior to leaving private practice, Kate was a Practice Administrator for a multi-doctor, multi-location oral surgery practice in central New Jersey. During that time, she was an active member of the SOMSA (formerly JAWS) and served on the Board of Directors.
In 2016, Kate joined a San Francisco Bay Area-based integrated and experiential marketing firm, as Director of Consulting. Leveraging her clinical, business, and leadership experience, she implemented cutting edge marketing strategies with 31 practices across the U.S. and Canada.
In 2018, Kate aligned with Terri Bradley Consulting as a Practice Management Consultant. Within her consulting role, Kate’s areas of expertise include practice management and growth, team building, training, process improvement, and change management. Kate is a certified Everything DiSC and PXT Select Trainer. Through her workshop series, The Patient-Centered Practice, Kate lectures nationally on how to build high-performing dental teams, improve communication, and provide superior patient experiences in the digital age.
Originally from Colorado, Kate spent most of her life in North Carolina. She graduated from Peace College with dual majors in business and biology, and a minor in chemistry. Today, she lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, Mark, and their two dogs, Baker and Tucker.
Maria brings more than 20 years of knowledge and experience in the dental industry to her new position as a Billing & Coding Consultant with Terri Bradley Consulting, LLC.
Maria’s insight and experience covers both the clinical and administrative sides of a dental team, having begun her career as an expanded duties dental assistant, then transitioning to insurance coordinator in a thriving dental practice. After moving on from the dental office setting she began working with dental teams across the United States as the Director of Staff Development for the Insurance Solutions Newsletter.
While with Insurance Solutions Newsletter she expanded her coding knowledge while supporting staff in all dental specialties with their dental and medical cross-coding and insurance billing questions. She also worked with offices navigating the decision process regarding Medicare opt out or enrollment. Her experience gives her the infrastructure to support clients, making her a go to resource clients can rely on for their coding and billing needs. She has presented dental/medical coding curriculum to Oregon Dental Executives Association, Kaiser Permanente of Oregon and multiple study clubs in the Northwest.