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Five dental codes hygienists should know

Five dental codes hygienists should know

As an integral part of the treatment team, dental hygienists and support staff must feel comfortable with the language of CDT codes, which correspond with procedure codes. Perhaps surprisingly, many team members lack formal training in this area and are unable to...

Reasons A Denial Of Claim May Occur In A Dental Practice

Reasons A Denial Of Claim May Occur In A Dental Practice

Dental offices can experience claim denials for a variety of reasons. From coding inaccuracies to incomplete information, these denials can be frustrating for front office staff as they often have to work hard to ensure that claims are handled accurately and in a...

10 Ways Remote Billing Services Create A Better Patient Experience

10 Ways Remote Billing Services Create A Better Patient Experience

Remote dental billing services are an effective and cost-saving alternative to traditional paper claims. By using this system, healthcare providers can submit claims electronically and process them more quickly with fewer errors, while patients can take advantage of...

Why You Should Get HIPAA/OSHA Training At Your Dental Office

Why You Should Get HIPAA/OSHA Training At Your Dental Office

HIPAA training is an essential part of any dental office's operations, as it helps staff understand the importance of protecting patients' confidential health information. With HIPAA training, employees learn the policies and procedures necessary to protect patient...

CDT code changes to know for 2023

CDT code changes to know for 2023

Dentists should be aware of CDT code changes for the new year. Federal HIPAA law requires dental offices to use CDT codes in electronic health care transactions and carriers must also adopt the changes.

Patient treatment options expand under new Medi-Cal program

Patient treatment options expand under new Medi-Cal program

Since the implementation of California’s transformative dental initiatives in 2022, dentists across the state are treating patients who’ve gained benefits through the Medi-Cal expansion, also known as CalAIM. Medi-Cal patients and dental professionals acquired the...

Significant changes coming for dentists contracted with Delta Dental

Significant changes coming for dentists contracted with Delta Dental

In just a few months, a new fee schedule involving contractual amendments and reimbursement changes to Delta Dental of California’s Participating Dentist Agreement will go into effect. This removes previous opportunities that offices had to review their Premier fee...

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