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Temporary Employees: Required Training Checklist

Temporary staff hired directly by the practice or through an agency may be considered employees of the dental practice. This includes candidates asked to perform working interviews as park of the interview process. Dental practices who employ temporary employees have the responsibility to provide site-specific safety training and patient information privacy and security training.

Use this checklist to track and document required training.

Uptick in Quality Assessment audits by Delta Dental of California

CDA has received an influx of member inquiries regarding the recent wave of Delta Dental of California’s Quality Assessment audits. On-site reviews are part of Delta Dental’s Quality Assessment program for contracted dentists in California, mandated by the California Department of Managed Health Care. These reviews evaluate many components of a practice compared to the expectations of dental professionals, regulatory agencies and Delta Dental.