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NJ adopts law banning sale of dental provider contracts
September 10, 2019 -- New Jersey has joined 15 other states in prohibiting the sale or lease of access to certain dental provider network contracts with the passage of new legislation banning the practice. Read More
Top 5 dental benefit issues -- and what to do about them
September 5, 2019 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Chances are your dental school didn't cover dental benefits, but they're still an important part of running a practice. Staff from the ADA Practice Institute discussed common dental benefit issues at this week's 2019 joint ADA and FDI World Dental Federation meeting. Read More
CVS, Aetna merger upheld by judge
September 5, 2019 -- The merger between pharmacy giant CVS and insurer Aetna has been upheld by a U.S. district judge. Read More
Northeast Delta Dental names new VP
September 4, 2019 -- Northeast Delta Dental has named Joseph Errante, DDS, as its new vice president of provider network and clinical strategies. Read More
Solving 3 common issues with claim attachments
August 29, 2019 -- Obtaining predetermination from a payor is crucial for a practice, but being told that a paper image didn't arrive or was unusable is a common frustration. Robert Patrick of Vyne outlines three common issues with claim attachments and how your practice can avoid them. Read More
Most U.S. voters support adding dental to Medicare
August 28, 2019 -- Seven out of 10 U.S. voters support adding dental benefits to Medicare, according to poll data released on August 26. The majority of likely voters from every age group, race, gender, and political party supported the idea. Read More
Transgender patients feel welcome at dental offices
August 27, 2019 -- Transgender and gender-nonconforming patients often feel welcome, or at least neutral, when visiting the dental office, according to new study findings in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The same isn't always true when they receive care in other medical settings. Read More
VA updates dental disability rating schedule
August 15, 2019 -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has updated its disability rating schedule for dental and oral conditions. Read More
New Anthem tool helps bridge the medical-dental divide
August 12, 2019 -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has launched an online tool that gives dentists access to a patient's medical history and current prescriptions. The tool is the first step to better integrate dentists into Anthem's medical ecosystem. Read More
CDA: Pause before postpayment chart review
August 2, 2019 -- Has your practice received a phone call from an insurance plan asking to conduct a postpayment chart review? Are you a contracted provider for that plan? The California Dental Association (CDA) provides an overview of this situation and recommends pausing before agreeing to a review if you are a noncontracted provider. Read More
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Conferences
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States