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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If you are purchasing a dental practice and you are interested in being a contracted provider with dental plans, keep in mind contracts are non-transferable from seller to buyer.    Read more >>
In the last few weeks we have received calls indicating members have been approached to join a network of one or a number of discount plans.    Read more >>
This has been a busy month for Dental Benefit Plan calls. The top calls in June were regarding COB inquiries and Delta COB Disputes. Calls regarding COB appeals accounted for 17% of the dental benefit calls received in June.    Read more >>
Information obtained from Delta 6/20/12: COB Statement
Coordination of Benefits Processing Policies for Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, Delta Dental of New York, Delta Dental Insurance Company and affiliated companies    Read more >>
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