Category: Dental Compliance

What Medicaid Providers Need to Know about CIA’s and How They Can Affect Your Practice

I don’t know the backstory regarding MB2 Dental’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA). Here is what I do know: ·      Corporate Integrity Agreements have become a favorite tool of the OIG. ·      You can gain valuable insights on how to protect your practice by reading CIAs (and other government enforcement actions). Every CIA includes requirements that the organization [..]

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I Hate Compliance

Really. I hate the word “Compliance.” It kind of makes me feel like I am giving up a part of myself. It makes me feel like Captain Picard staring out his ship’s screen looking at this overwhelming monster-The Borg, demanding submission. Maybe I am just a nerd like that? Does compliance irk you too? WARNING: [..]

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Time to Update your Employee Posters

Sometimes government agencies update requirements pertaining to labor law posters. In July 2016, the feds made a couple changes that necessitate an update of your OSHA posters.This is the first change we’ve seen in nearly 3 years to the federal poster. As a result, it is time to update your posters. If you need a reputable [..]

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Do You Offer Dental Services in TX? SOS Requires DSO Registration

Do you provide consulting or management services to Dentists in Texas? Texas has upped the ante for Dental Service Organizations. In the last legislative session, Texas passed the new DSO rule SB519. What does that mean to you? Do you provide the any of the following”Business Support Services” to Dentists? Office space, furnishings and equipment, [..]

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The Case for Dental Record Auditing

Sadly, few dental practices audit patient records. A lot can be learned from auditing including identification of incomplete or inadequate documentation/ paperwork, missed billing opportunities, issues that can result in recoupments (even criminal prosecution), and a host of other issues. Physician practices and hospitals routinely audit for compliance, risk management, revenue cycle and quality of care [..]

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In the World of Compliance Keeping Up with the Jones’s is a Bad Idea!

Check out Duane Tinker’s blog on The Dentists’ Network!    Here are some related Articles for your viewing pleasure: [su_posts id=”2371,2381,2317,2260,2230,2210,2087,1871,1868,1863″]   You need to understand your compliance strengths and weaknesses. You need to address your weaknesses. I invite you to complete a free self-audit at www.DentalCompliance.com. A former Law Enforcement Officer/ Dental Board investigator [..]

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