Dental Benefit Plans
Coverage through dental benefit plans is one of the primary ways patient care is funded and being able to navigate the dynamic world of dental benefit plans is one key to managing a smart practice. Utilizing the resources included here, you will learn how to navigate the unique requirements of provider agreements, manage and file dental claims efficiently and effectively, improve your understanding of your appeal rights as a dentist and much more.
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As dentists continue to struggle with the changing healthcare landscape, discontinuing participation with contracted dental plans is an increasing consideration for many in the profession. CDA recognizes that participating as a contracted plan provider is a decision that can only be made by individual dentists based on what is best for their patients and their practice.

This article will assist you with the implementation of plan withdrawal and provides sample letters for use in your practice.

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Delta's new policy means fewer x-rays required with claims, but the need to make a specific request to get them back.    Read more >>
Many refund demands are legitimate. Some, though, aren't.    Read more >>
CDA has noticed what appears as a possible up-tick in the number of quality assurance audits being done by Delta Dental. Don't panic.    Read more >>
One way to reduce payment disputes with plans: Go electronic.    Read more >>
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