A New Normal for Patients, Procedure Billing and Profits

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By Krysten Garduno From the Spring/Summer 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Dentists are facing many challenges in the wake of the novel Coronavirus. The gradual reopening of our offices causes us to reflect on some important topics that could be causing headaches for practice owners across the country. As Colorado providers, we must ensure that we are creating …

Out-of-Network Billing Update

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As shared with CDA members in the 2019 legislative wrap up, last year’s House Bill 19-1174 established new standards for out-of-network billing at in network facilities. House Bill 19-1174 does not apply when a patient voluntarily uses an out-of-network provider, but only in emergency situations or care settings where the patient does not have a choice of providers (e.g., surgical …

New Requirement for Dental Offices to Disclose Fees for Top 15 Procedures

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In the age of high deductible health plans and plans that cover fewer and fewer services, there has been a growing chorus of consumer voices pushing for greater price transparency from healthcare providers. Healthcare price transparency bills have come before the Colorado state legislature for the last several years, and in 2017, the Colorado state legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) …