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Tips for Hiring an IT Professional for Your Dental Practice

10/15/2018

Practices seek software solutions to make their business lives easier. Software is designed and sold in similar fashion: to streamline workflows, eliminate needless tasks, enhance security and remove inefficiencies and obsolescence. Many voices contribute to the conversation about how much and what type of technology a practice needs, and even how a practice should use that […]

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KICK THESE 6 HABITS FOR BETTER COLLECTIONS & A REVVED-UP REVENUE CYCLE

9/13/2018

 NOT FILING SECONDARY CLAIMS A recent Greenway Health survey showed that 59 percent of secondary claims are never filed. If 20 percent of a claim is paid by secondary insurance, multiply that portion of the fee by how many patients with secondary insurance you see per year to calculate the long-term hit to your revenue. […]

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Resources All Dental Practice Leaders Should Read

8/14/2018

For those looking for ways to improve their craft in dental practice, including brushing up on billing and coding best practices, or those leaders looking to build their business acumen, there are a number of free and paid resources available. ​​​​​​​Continuing education is a requirement for those in dental care but improving oneself can feel like […]

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Establishing Effective Dental Practice Workflows

7/16/2018

Developing efficient workflows is extremely important to establishing a process for care delivery. A smart practice workflow increases your overall efficiency, helps staff understand their roles and reduces miscommunication and waste. Each practice’s workflow is unique, even at the most minute level despite how things might seem from an outsider’s point of view. Guidelines should […]

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Billing Statements/Payment Confirmation Receipts Now Available via FastAttach Web

6/13/2018

If your payment method is credit card, ACH or PayPal – you can now view, download and print billing statement/payment receipt for each NEA transaction. Here’s how: Go to your account, find “Billing Statements” in the billing information menu and select the “View” link to see available statements. To access billing statements/payment confirmation receipts: Go […]

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Dental Practices Need to be Diligent in Handling Cyber Security

6/13/2018

“It can’t happen to me.” “Why would they want to hack my practice?  I have no valuable information.” “I’m a small practice with only a few doctors.” “How can they even find me?” All these questions have one thing in common; all those who fell victim to a Cyber Attack asked themselves these same questions. […]

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Introduction to Personally Identifiable Information

5/14/2018

Author, D.K. Carr & Associates Introducing Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, for short. Forty-eight states now have privacy laws that require business to protect a consumers Personally Identifiable Information or PII. This is already established in healthcare, as we are required to safeguard patients “Protected Health Information”, or “PHI”. Any information, or combination of information that could […]

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Smile Brands Events

1/12/2018

Check out the “Smiles for Everyone Foundation” 2018 Calendar of Events JANUARY 1/17 – Denver, CO Day of Giving FEBRUARY Annual Pledge Card Campaign 2/11 – Temecula, CA Day of Giving 2/24 – Avondale, AZ Day of Giving MARCH 3/10 – Roseville, CA Day of Giving 3/24 – Lorain, OH Day of Giving APRIL 4/7 – Burleson, TX Day of Giving 4/21 – Olympia, WA […]

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What’s Your Emergency Action Plan?

9/13/2017

In light of recent events including hurricanes, floods and wildfires, NEA wants to remind you of the importance of having a comprehensive Emergency Action Plan in place for your practice. According to the Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA), “An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) can help prepare doctors and staff for handling office and community emergencies through […]

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