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Illnesses and disabilities are sometimes unavoidable in the workplace, and with these issues come tough decisions for employers. The Practice Support Center has received numerous calls recently about “reasonable accommodation” as it relates to disability leave for employees in the dental practice.

The attached article is an overview of reasonable accommodations and steps to take when a dentist learns of a disability.
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There’s nothing like a regulatory deadline (September 23) and a flurry of vendor solicitations to swell the stream of emails and phone calls we get on HIPAA. Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve had the last few weeks.    Read more >>
By Dr. Michael Czubiak
Dr. Michael Czubiak of Camarillo, CA shared his formula for success with the CDA Practice Support Center about what he’s done in his practice not just to survive, but thrive!  The Practice Support Center would also like to thank everyone who submitted entries – it was a difficult decision for the judges!
The theme for member phone inquiries for me this week was collections, collections, collections. It should come as no surprise that this is the topic on many practice owners’ minds as we begin the first quarter of 2011 and try to “close the books” for 2010.    Read more >>
In the past month, it seems the most frequently asked question I’ve received has to do advertising. The question typically sounds like this… “I was listening to the radio (or looking in a local magazine/newspaper) and saw a dental practice advertisement that raised some concerns. What is CDA’s stance on dental practice advertising and what is the law in California?”    Read more >>
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A prescription for a Schedule II drug can be called into a pharmacy for an after-hours emergency. The prescriber then must send within seven days to the pharmacy a written prescription on a tamper resistant form that indicates the prescription was called in on a specified date.