Podcast: Breaking down the antitrust lawsuits against Delta Dental November 21, 2019 -- Plenty is happening in the legal world right now involving Delta Dental, and the results could have a big impact on your practice and our industry. Dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan helps break down what is currently going on and what it could mean for you in this podcast. Discuss
Delta Dental of Ariz. target of phishing attack November 14, 2019 -- Delta Dental of Arizona has warned an undisclosed number of its members that their personal and medical data may have been breached due to a phishing attack this past July.
Delta Dental of Calif. mistakenly pays for patients' crowns November 13, 2019 -- Delta Dental of California experienced a system error that resulted in the insurer mistakenly processing and paying for patients' crown procedures, affecting about 350 self-funded employer groups. The insurer has been sending adjusted claims statements to dentists and Delta Dental enrollees. Discuss
Podcast: What changes are coming in dental insurance in 2020? November 6, 2019 -- With the dawning of a new year and a new decade, dental practices will be seeing changes with dental insurance and their codes. In our latest podcast, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan offers a sneak peek into what is coming and what dental practices need to know. Discuss
What you need to know to pass a dental insurance claims audit November 5, 2019 -- With spending on dental services rising and likely to continue increasing, the industry is becoming the target of Medicaid fraud control units. Trey Tepichin of Cloud Dentistry explains what an insurance claims audit involves, what the most common triggers are, and how you can thoroughly prepare your practice for one. Discuss
48 million U.S. adults skip needed dental care October 30, 2019 -- About 1 in 5 working-age adults in the U.S. skip needed dental care each year, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute. This amounts to nearly 48 million adults who delay or forgo dental care, often for financial reasons. Discuss