Understand the risks involved in billing improperly during practice transitions.
This guide demonstrates patient record best practices. Thorough and accurate patient records are one of your most important tools for telling the story of what happens during treatment.
This letter may be used to notify Third Party Payers when a temporary dentist will be filling in for dentist out on leave.
In February 2020, CDA was notified by Delta Dental of California that it will reduce fees for periodontists, endodontists and oral surgeons in its Premier provider network effective July 1, 2020.
This resource and sample letter may be used to contest a refund request from a benefit plan after the plan paid for services rendered, stating that the patient was not eligibility at the time of service.
This resource will introduce you to the basics of offering an in-house discount plan. These in-house discount plans offer patients some form of dental coverage or benefit to offset their out-of-pocket cost making it more likely that they will accept a treatment plan. Offering an in-house discount plan can assist with attracting new patients and help retain existing patients, particularly those patients without any form of dental coverage.
This resource lists frequently asked questions around the practice of dental benefit plan network leasing/sharing. The resource will provide you with insight into the practice of PPO network buying and leasing/sharing.
CDA recently became aware of a court ruling in the Moneim, DDS, et al., vs. Delta Dental of California litigation. It is our understanding that the court has ruled on some of the legal issues involved in this case, but this ruling is only part of the case as the court divided the case into 2 phases.
Dental plans conduct credentialing, which is the collection and verification of an applicant’s professional qualifications such as relevant training, licensure, certification, and/or registration to practice in a health care field and academic background, as well as an assessment of whether the practitioner meets certain criteria relating to professional competence and conduct.