03/16/2016

Top trending CDA Practice Support resources


CDA Practice Support is designed to help dentists navigate the business side of dentistry with ease, and it is chock-full of valuable resources to help them run their practices.

Below are the top five trending CDA Practice Support resources in the categories of practice management, employment practices, dental benefit plans and regulatory compliance.

Narrative Tips
There are standard items that dental consultants look for when reviewing claims. This resource provides office staff with tips and checklists to consider when submitting claims.

Dental Sharps
A dental practice must keep a record of the types of sharps used, whether safety sharps are available and the outcome of any evaluation of safety sharps. This information is required by the Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Use this form to record the required information. This form is part of the CDA Regulatory Compliance Manual.

Sample Meal and Rest Break Policy
Implement this sample meal and rest break policy in your office to ensure your employees are complying with California law.

Patient Acknowledgments and Authorizations
This document provides sample language for obtaining a patient's acknowledgment of responsibilities, receipt of information, affirmation that provided information is correct, agreement to treatment and payment terms, and for requesting a patient's authorization on communications.

Tips and Sample Letters to Manage Missed Appointments
Missed patient appointments are an unfortunate reality for most business owners. Despite all efforts to reduce cancellations and failed appointments, practices will likely still experience a percentage of patients who continue to miss appointments. The following tips and letters provide the practice owner with a method of managing missed appointments.

To view these resources and more, visit cda.org/practicesupport.



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