Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

They are deductible, coinsurance and co-payment.   A deductible is the amount a person is required to pay before their insurance will begin processing claims for payment in any given year. The amount is applied to the first claim(s) that the deductible is applicable to.  Some procedures...

When the best dental software and the experienced business staff aren’t enough to get the jobs done, who do you talk to?  Thoughts of hiring someone else to do the job or thoughts of hiring another person to help the person who is supposed to...

From the California Dental Association CDA reminds dentists that despite rumors, there is no “paperless mandate,” or a deadline to switch to dental EHRs coming in 2015. There is, however, an incentive program for Medicaid/Medicare providers to convert to electronic health records. Dentists who bill Medicare...

From one of our eAssist clients, is your office ready for our help as well? "We had many billing issues in our office and went through numerous employee changes in an effort to resolve our problem. After numerous failed attempts, we were recommended to give eAssist...

      Obtain the patient’s medical insurance information when you obtain the dental insurance information.  Your current updated software system may have this on the patient registration form.  Take a copy of the cards front and back.  Emphasize in writing that while some procedures may be...

Just phoned a colleague to ask about lunch together and though it was his normal business hours, voicemail picked up the call.  I didn’t leave a message.  At my next break from a patient about an hour and a half later I called the office...

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