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IRS Law Requires Credit Card Reporting

September 8, 2011

A new mandatory Internal Revenue Service law, effective January 2012, requires that all credit card payment activity be reported to the IRS.  Failure to comply with these new rules could result in a 28% reduction of your revenue that is paid by credit card. 

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Volunteer Dentists and Dental Professionals Needed!

September 8, 2011

A Great Way to Oral Health is... To Brush 
REGISTER TODAY!
The 2011 COMOM will be in northeastern Colorado at Brush High School on Oct. 21-22 (clinic set-up is Oct. 20 and clinic tear-down is Oct. 23).  Registration is now open and is an online process.  CLICK HERE to register.

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Help a Colleague! Practice Monitor Training: Sept. 16

September 8, 2011

If you have at least five years of experience in the practice of dentistry and are interested in sharing your expertise with a colleague, you could be a practice monitor. As a practice monitor, you can help dentists who have experienced a health-related or substandard care issue requiring their dental practice be monitored. 

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Medicaid Orthodontic Hearing Rescheduled

September 8, 2011

If you were planning to attend TOMORROW’s hearing on changes to Medicaid’s orthodontic policy, please note that the meeting has been rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 to allow dentists additional time to submit comments and suggestions on the rule change.  Click here for additional details on the policy change and rescheduled hearing. 

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State Board Seeks Volunteers for Anesthesia Committee

September 8, 2011

The Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners is still seeking volunteers to help review anesthesia permit applications. Volunteers must hold an active permit in moderate or general/deep sedation. Volunteers will serve a two-year term on the review committee, which will meet monthly (with one exception) and is expected to require about six to 10 hours of time per month. Teleconferencing will be available for dentists outside the Denver metro area.

Dentists interested in this opportunity are asked to submit a current CV to the state board. For complete information on this opportunity and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

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Health Dept. Names New Oral Health Director

September 8, 2011

In late August, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment named Katya Mauritson, DMD, MPH(c), as the new director of its Oral Health Unit.

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Oral Health Named Colorado Priority “Winnable” Battle

September 8, 2011

The state of Colorado recently chose 10 priorities – or “winnable battles” – as areas of focus for public health time and resources in the coming months. Oral health was chosen as a priority winnable battle. It is encouraging to see oral health recognized among the state’s health priorities. “Winnable battles” largely target health problems with proven programs that can save lives and reduce harm.

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Vendor Spotlight: COPIC Financial Service Group

September 8, 2011

Understanding the complexity of insurance coverage for your dental practice can be a challenge. COPIC Financial Service Group provides some expert advice as to what you need (and don’t need) in terms of general liability coverage, workers’ compensation, employment practice liability and more.

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Medicaid Reschedules Orthodontic Rule Hearing

September 7, 2011

Alert for Dentists who Provide Orthodontic Services Under Medicaid

Medicaid is currently accepting comments on proposed changes to the orthodontic benefit. There has been some recent public concern over the amount of money spent on Medicaid orthodontic codes and some misunderstanding about what is covered. The policy on orthodontic services is likely being revised to help address these concerns.

Medicaid issued a new revision of its policy draft in early September. Comments on the proposed rule changes can be submitted in person or by email, as detailed below. The current markup of Medicaid's orthodontic rule, including the September amendments, can be viewed here. Please note that Medicaid's Medical Services Board hearing on this policy has been rescheduled to Friday, October 14.

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Surviving the First Ten Years

August 17, 2011

New dentists, those who are 10 years or less out of dental school, are invited to attend an interactive study club organized by the CDA New Dentist Council (NDC).  Next month, don’t miss “What Your Banker Can do for You.”  The seminar will cover basic credit reporting information, scratch-start/practice acquisition loan details, practice loan refinancing advantages, and additional questions from the audience. 

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