Masking requirement continues in California health care settings.
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The Work Sharing program minimizes or eliminates the need for employers to lay off or furlough employees during periods when business demand is low. Under the program, employers can reduce hours and wages for individual employees, allowing those workers to receive partial unemployment benefits.
Being the victim of theft is bad enough, but when that theft is perpetrated by a trusted member of your dental team, it’s especially harrowing. Unfortunately, theft within dental practices is surprisingly common and it’s on the rise. One of the most common types of theft in the dental office is staff embezzlement.
Dental teams should consider what steps to take if a patient refuses to comply with the practice's increased safety precautions. These recommendations can help practice owners and their teams prepare for difficult conversations and effectively de-escalate tension with uncooperative patients.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Aug. 4 updated its guidance for dental settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IRS has issued guidance to employers on how to report the amount of qualified emergency sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
CDA Practice Support has received several inquiries from members seeking guidance on what to do if an employee is diagnosed with the virus, is experiencing symptoms or has been exposed to the virus.
As dental teams prioritize new protocols in the office to ensure the safety and comfort among staff and patients in the COVID era, recent data shows that some patients are hesitant to return to the dentist so soon. The following tips can help with rebuilding trust and increasing your patients’ comfort levels about returning to the dentist.
As dentists and dental teams have returned to practice over the last month, some offices are noticing tension among team members that comes with getting back to patient care during a global pandemic.
Countless protections are in place to safeguard our private financial data. In the dental office, data encryption, anti-virus software and firewalls are the go-to preventative measures, not to mention the classic lock-and-key methods for securing hardware and other items of value. Unfortunately, smart thieves can, and have, found ways to outwit many of the most advanced security systems.