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Use our resources to navigate the requirements of provider agreements, file dental claims and better understand your appeal rights as a dentist. If you experience challenges, you can submit your dental benefit plan issues online for review.
Dental credentialing is the first step in is the process of a dentist entering into a contract with a dental benefit / insurance carrier. Learn more about it in this section of the resource.
This FAQ offers do's and don'ts on how to have patient discussions regarding their dental benefit plans.
This resource may be shared with patients to address some of the common questions about dental coverage and where to go when they are experiencing challenges with their dental plan.
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In a live virtual meeting on May 10, members learned about CDA’s litigation against Delta Dental of California and key legislation to improve dental plan transparency and coverage. The presenters also highlighted tools and resources available to CDA members to help ease dental plan frustrations and challenges.
The state of California is reviewing Medi-Cal eligibility. Dentists can share outreach materials with their Medi-Cal patients to help ensure they receive important information and updates about their coverage.
CDA member-dentists can use their voice in two important ways to support dental plan reform and CDA’s advocacy efforts this year: (1) Tell your legislator to support two CDA-sponsored bills that address loopholes in dental plan standards and regulations; and (2) Tell us how your patients’ coverage is disrupting care.