Practice Health Check

Use these quarterly Practice Health Checks to gauge your practice’s readiness across key areas like employment, compliance and management.

2024 Q3 Practice Health Check: Practice Transitions 

Whether you’re looking to purchase or sell your practice now or a few years down the road, it’s never too early to begin mapping out your purchase or sale by identifying and reviewing available resources. Preparation and planning for either transaction can take time. Building a team of professionals you trust and are comfortable working with while ensuring proper compliance systems are in place will support a seamless practice transition.

2024 Q2 Practice Health Check: Employment Practice – Alternative Workweek Schedules and Employee Onboarding

Is your alternative workweek schedule compliant with California Law? Under California law, alternative workweek schedules permit workplaces to adopt different schedules longer than eight hours (up to 10 hours) without accruing overtime, but the process is not as simple as the employer unilaterally deciding to have an alternative workweek schedule.

2024 Q1 Practice Health Check: Regulatory Compliance – Required Cal/OSHA Documentation

Do you have a written illness and injury prevention plan? Cal/OSHA frequently issues citations with financial penalties to dental practices that do not have this plan.

2023 Q4 Practice Health Check – Dental Benefits

Just like you need to make sure your heating system is maintained and ready for the season ahead, examining your dental benefit billing habits on a regular basis is sound management.

2023 Q3 Practice Health Check: Patient Financial Management

Establishing a transparent patient financial policy is critical for setting clear expectations and maintaining a straightforward working relationship

2023 Q2 Practice Health Check: Regulatory Compliance

CDA encourages you to take time to review and improve the way your practice handles records requests, analyzes risk and communicates privacy policies.

2023 Q1 Practice Health Check

Employee meal and rest breaks, leaves of absence, and other employment matters are the focus during the first quarter of 2023. CDA members are invited to take the Q1 Practice Health Check consisting of just three questions.

2022 Q4 Practice Health Check: Dental Benefit Plans

Dentists are encouraged to review and analyze their procedure fees annually to ensure their usual, customary and reasonable fees will keep pace with several factors, including the state of the economy. The material, laboratory, technology and labor costs for the provision of some dental procedures can change over time and should be factored into consideration.

2022 Q3 Practice Health Check: Practice Management

With inevitable rising costs and continued staff shortages, it is critical to have a system for managing your practice’s overhead expenses to help offset the impact inflation has on your practice.

2022 Q2 Practice Health Check: Employment Practices

Evaluate your employment practices including employee licensure and training cycles, performance management and get ahead of the California CalSavers Retirement Savings Program mandate.

2022 Q1 Practice Health Check: Regulatory Compliance

A new year means updated regulations to keep your practice in compliance. Get the latest on electronic prescribing, C.E. certificates and license renewal in this quarter’s Practice Health Check.