Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

The EPA or Environment Protection Agency has come to finalize its standards for pretreatment of amalgam under the Clean Water Act.  Dental practices that still use amalgam will now have to reduce the discharges of mercury and other heavy metals into the municipal sewer systems.The...

Like many people, I have used homeopathic medications to try to alleviate certain symptoms thinking that perhaps they were safer than the over the counter drugs so readily available.If you ever read the list of ingredients most you will not recognize but you can google...

March 07, 2017Excerpts from the article by Jennifer Garvin“The ADA Health Policy Institute unveiled new data March 6 showing that 7.4 percent of all practicing U.S. dentists are affiliated with dental service organizations. But for new dentists ages 21-34, that number more than doubles to...

eAssist changed my life before I even knew what it was.I was working at a large multi-specialty practice as the billing coordinator. I knew from the beginning that it was a “clean-up” job; they had over $1.000,000 outstanding over 60 days.  I love a...

Don’t know the difference between “disallow and deny”?   It is confusing sometimes to be able to distinguish what is the practice’s right to collect.Here are a few definitions to clarify dental insurance talk.ALLOWABLE: The amount used to calculate the appropriate benefit allowance consistent with “Maximum...

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