Would your practice survive a $76,000 OSHA fine? Regulatory compliance not only ensures the safety of the patients, dental team, and dentist, it also protects the practice financially. Below are common areas of violation that can expose your practice to fines, lawsuits, or worse. Use the checklist below as a mini-audit for your practice. If […]
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With insurance reimbursement becoming more challenging, it is vitally important to ensure your team is using the correct and most updated codes in your billing processes. Learn about four key mistakes practices typically make and how they can impact the bottom line.
For insurance claims that mandate a diagnosis code, ICD-10 codes are now required, and they are a significant change from the previous ICD-9 codes. As health care delivery evolves, it is possible that diagnosis codes will be required in additional cases in the future, so preparing to report these codes now is a wise move. […]
A new law transfers some responsibility for credit card fraud from banks to the merchants that accepted the card– and that means you. Practices not using new credit card processing technology–which are chip cards–may be financially liable. Find out how to provide this more secure method of processing credit cards easily and at a low […]
Would you like to be Certified in Digital Dentistry? As a Planmeca FIT open CAD/CAM system owner, you have the chance to stand out amongst your peers by taking this CDD course to build competency, consistency, and productivity as a dental professional. Whether you are a dental auxiliary, clinician, or technician, earn a new recognition […]
Today’s dentists are more than highly educated health care providers: they are CEOs of complex businesses who face increasing pressure and competition. Learn about the three plans that every doctor must have in his/her business to maximize profitability and financial security.
From July through August, Planmeca University is offering many exciting courses throughout the nation, including Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Portland, and Sacramento. From learning about what CAD/CAM can do for your practice to comprehensive and advanced training for the whole team, we’ve got a number of programs to ensure that you get the most out […]
Susan Maples, DDS is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine. Total health dentistry is an exciting new concept where dental teams take their rightful place at the table in today’s pending healthcare crisis. With our national and global health crisis worsening, many eyes turn toward dentistry to participate in primary care diagnostics and treatment. But we […]
Wendy Briggs, RDH is our guest blogger today at Sidekick Magazine Over the years definitions of codes change, and the way we utilize them in dentistry also changes. One of these codes that is always up for spirited debate is the 4355, Full Mouth Debridement. The definition has changed in recent years, which has changed […]