Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

The ACA covers children’s dental needs up to the age of 19 and there are three types of pediatric dental coverage arrangements that affect reimbursement levels. Embedded pediatric dental benefits are included (embedded) in the medical policy.  Check the dental coverage provisions because they may be...

July 07, 2016   For dentists, their team members and state dental society staff with questions about signing contracts with preferred provider organizations, the ADA is inviting them to register for the July 26 webinar, “Signing the Contract: Understanding PPOs.” Hosted on the ADA’s Center for Professional...

Healthy and happy lifestyles are a key to success in any aspect of your life. For Leann, eAssist allowed for home and work to both become happy and healthy parts of her life all while enjoying what she does. Three years ago, Leann was chatting...

June 2016 The bill, HR 5396 introduced by Rep. Jim McDermott(D-WA), if passed and signed into law would allow Medicare enrollees dental, vision and hearing benefits. Dental services may include:         Emergency care for pain and infection relief         Two preventive dental cleanings per year         Some...

Many dentists offer free or discounted dentistry to family, friends and other professionals or do a few “no charge” free visits every week because they feel guilty about their fees.   It is nice to be charitable when you can and help out your employees but...

Nicole Burton has been an eAssist contractor for 3 years this summer. She applied to be a part of eAssist during a difficult time in her life. “I was expecting our first baby and found out that he had a chromosome disorder. We were told...

By James V. Anderson, DMD Why did you become a dentist?  I remember being asked a similar question by the interviewers at the various dental schools I applied to almost twenty years ago.  “Because I love people and want to help relieve their pain,” I said....