05/24/2017

A to Z: CDA Practice Support resources are easy to find


Members can rely on CDA Practice Support for assistance in navigating the business side of dentistry with ease, allowing dentists to focus on what they love and do best — providing high-quality care to their patients.

Toward this goal, Practice Support experts in the areas of dental benefits, regulatory compliance, practice management, human resources and employment law work throughout the year to draft, update and publish resources that currently number over 400.

From “Application for Employment” to “Waste Management Training for Dental Practices,” these resources, which include regulations, checklists and sample letters and policies, cover state and federal laws and regulations and mandated reporting related to infection control, HIPAA, the Dental Practice Act and Cal/OSHA; dental benefit plan appeals, billing, contracts, fees and coordination of benefits; employment laws and regulations, employee hiring and performance evaluation, creation of office policies and manuals; practice ownership, marketing, practice systems, patient management; and much more.

Locating Practice Support resources is easy. Members simply visit cda.org/resourceindex (or use the “Resource Index” link in the left column of the Practice Support homepage) and browse resources by practice category using the tabs at the top of the page. The resources are organized alphabetically and are downloadable with a single click.

Find the CDA Practice Support resource you need.



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