Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

Your standard fees, sometimes called your regular fees or your full fees, should be analyzed to ensure that they best reflect not only the demographics of your practice location but are realistic to your overhead or practice operating costs. Fees are a sensitive topic for a...

Are your accounts receivables aging past the date of remembering who the patient was and why this happened? Where is the money?  Why haven’t they paid?  What are you doing about it ?  Questions asked to the Office Manager. The monthly bills ever present to remind you...

Have you heard this one?  “We’ve always done it this way and if we change it could get worse.”  or “You don’t need to know that doctor, I have everything under control.” You just want to know what is happening because you are having a hard...

Do you get depressed when you read about offices like yours achieving a 98% collection rate when yours is about 50% after all those insurance adjustments and write-offs?  Are you sure you have to write-off all that money?  If you are working within a Preferred...

08/07/2014   NOTICE from California Dental Association regarding electronic health records CDA (California Dental Association) reminds dentists there's no paperless mandate coming in 2015 CDA reminds dentists that there is no requirement or deadline for dental practices to go paperless. There is an incentive program for Medicaid/Medicare providers...

URGENT Attention Required As of June 1, 2015, all providers that write prescriptions for Medicare-eligible beneficiaries must be enrolled in the Medicare system through the Provider Enrollment Chain Ownership System (PECOS) in order for the Medicare beneficiary to obtain coverage for the prescriptions through the Medicare...

You may need to look at your PPO contract with Guardian Dental Insurance because they have just announced a shared network agreement with Aetna as of 2/1/2015. Guardian can now begin picking up Aetna plans at the Guardian rate if you do not have a...