Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

After months of dreary, chilly, and wet weather- the sun is shining in the Pacific Northwest!  The first signs of Spring have sprung and there is a palpable vibrancy in the air. Flowers are being planted, closets purged, and pleasantries with neighbors exchanged as people...

While HR leaders and hiring managers may not intend to exclude older workers when they use these common phrases in job descriptions and interview assessments, that can be the unfortunate result, experts say. Words to Watch Why They Matter “Digital native” May discourage qualified applicants who didn’t come...

Excerpt from the Society of Human Resource Management article link below: https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/employee-relations/pages/resume-lies-.aspx?utm_source=SHRM%20PublishThis_HRWeek_10.17%20(18)&utm_medium=email&utm_content=February%2026,%202018&SPMID=&SPJD=&SPED=&SPSEG=&SPCERT=&spMailingID=33208824&spUserID=MTE3MjcxNjczNDAzS0&spJobID=1222943181&spReportId=MTIyMjk0MzE4MQS2 When checking out a resume, start at the top, with the applicant's name and address. "If a candidate is lying about their name or address, what else are they hiding?" she asked. Identity checks can be done...

Yearly Report Recommendations: Insurance Utilization: Have you ever heard anyone in a dental office state that their insurance companies pay them more than they’d like? I didn’t think so… The Insurance Utilization report helps you analyze what insurance companies pay you so you can decide what...

By Connie Loomis I had just started an office that had Texas Medicaid. I filed several claims on the portal. and for some reason two claims processed with the office TPI number instead of the rendering provider TPI. I re-filed the claims on the portal. They were...

Question: The dental lab provides a full contour zirconia crown cemented to a titanium base abutment for a screw retained restoration, do we use code D6065 (implant supported porcelain/ceramic crown) with costs for both the abutment and implant crown? Or, do we code and bill separately...

Toni Simon began her eAssist journey in 2013 and received her first office assignment in 2014. She was originally doing similar work for a local dentist- primarily collections, but also a variety of other services. She was even able to work from home while doing...

One of the reasons that leaders, trainers, workshop leaders, and managers postpone the introduction of a business initiative or change of direction is their fear concerning the objections and negative reactions with which the proposed change will be met when presented.  To be more precise,...