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What dentists can expect to face in the next 6 months
Looking ahead at the next six months, dentists expect staffing to be one of their top challenges followed by inflation, expenses, and insurance issues, which were the same problems cited the previous year, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute.
February 6, 2023
Dental hygienist responsibilities in coding dental claims
While most dental hygienists cannot legally diagnose dental disease, they still have a legal responsibility to properly code what they do. Coding expert Estela Vargas shares tips for coding common dental hygiene treatments.
January 31, 2023
Week in Review: Court rules on dental therapists and Medicaid | Dental debate over Question 2 | New fronts in the fight against gum disease
January 27, 2023
Mass. dentist cops to embezzling $1.2M
A dentist and bookkeeper at a dental practice pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud for his role in embezzling $1.2 million from his employer and defrauding a U.S. relief fund, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.
January 26, 2023
Dencap Dental Plans buys Golden State Dental
Michigan-based dental insurance plan provider Dencap Dental Plans purchased Golden State Dental for an undisclosed price.
January 26, 2023
Debate to Better Dentistry: MLRs for dental plans
In this series hosted by Dr. Michael W. Davis, two prominent leaders in the dental profession answer the same questions about a hotly contested topic in the dental profession. Today's debate is on medical loss ratios (MLRs) with Michael Adelberg and Dr. Mouhab Rizkallah.
January 23, 2023
U.S. court rules dental therapists can receive Medicaid payments
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently ruled that dental health aide therapists in tribal communities in Washington can receive reimbursements from Medicaid, reversing a last-minute decision by the Trump administration.
January 22, 2023
Ill. dentists seek dental insurance reform, more
On January 18, the Illinois State Dental Society set a robust 2023 legislative agenda that includes reforming dental insurance through the passage of a law like one that Massachusetts residents overwhelmingly voted in favor of in 2022.
January 18, 2023
Majority of Americans favor adding dental services to Medicare
A majority of the U.S. population would welcome Medicare expanding its services, with most wanting vision and dental services added, according to a report published on January 10 by MedicarePlanTips.com.
January 16, 2023
CDA files legal action against Delta Dental of California
The California Dental Association (CDA) has filed a legal action against Delta Dental of California in San Francisco Superior Court challenging the company's adjustments to premier and preferred provider organization agreements that took effect on January 1.
January 5, 2023
Schein's eAssist acquires Unitas
Henry Schein subsidiary eAssist Dental Solutions has acquired a majority interest in Unitas PPO Solutions, which negotiates insurance reimbursements for dental practices.
January 4, 2023
Study finds employer-sponsored health insurance comes up short
U.S. adults -- and especially women -- are increasingly finding healthcare to be unaffordable with employer-sponsored health insurance plans, according to a research letter published on December 27 in
. Dental care was deemed to be the most unaffordable.
January 3, 2023
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