Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

By: Belle DuCharme, CDPMANarratives are always built from the doctor’s clinical notes.  A SOAP format is always suggested.  SOAP is defined as Subjective (the patient’s words); Objective (the clinical observations from the dentist); Assessment (what the doctor’s diagnosis is) and Plan (the written treatment plan)....

The following is not an endorsement of eAssist Dental Billing but is provided for information to consider in the hiring process.  Personality and skill testing are becoming more accepted in the hiring arena as tools to find the right team member for the practice.From Criteria,...

    From Vision Services Plan (VSP getvsp.com/breakthroughs. )In today's digital world, many employees spend a large part of their days with their eyes glued to screens. While modern technology may offer many life and work-related benefits, it could also be negatively impacting our vision....

Confusion abounds in regards to what is the definition of “medical necessity”  when filing dental insurance claims.  If the insurance company wants a medical necessity explanation for any type of treatment whether medical or dental, they have a right to ask for it before paying...