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Failure to diagnose and failure to refer are common issues seen in dental claims.

Dental practice claims alleging failure to refer, or failure or delay in diagnosis may arise from a general dentist’s lack of referral to a specialist. On occasion, patients have asserted…

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Documenting telephone calls at your dental practice is just as important as documenting patient visits.

Documenting telephone calls at your dental practice is just as important as documenting patient visits. Similar to other documentation, the common rule when it comes to call documentation is that…

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Dental Coding Audits! Why are you waiting for a letter or call, stop it before!

Dental practices should periodically audit their coding to minimize compliance risks and optimize revenue. Many private payers including Medicaid’s Special Investigative Units (SIU’s) and the Department of Justice have had…