Dental Plan Payments by Stored-Value Credit Cards: Colorado Requirements

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Around the country, states have been enacting laws in recent years to prevent dental plans from reimbursing dentists using single-use credit cards in either electronic or digital format as the sole payment methodology. These cards are commonly referred to as “prepaid debit,” “stored-value credit cards” or “virtual credit cards.” These types of payments can result in lost revenue for dental …

Decoding Dental Benefits: The Top 5 Concerns of Dentists

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By David Burger From the Winter 2018 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Dentists have many concerns when it comes to their patients’ dental plans, benefits and third-party payers. Among them are pre-authorizations, delays in processing claims, claim denials, refund requests and the lack of assignment of benefits to non-participating dentists. Staff of the ADA Center for Dental Benefits, Coding …

Legislative Update: SB17-190 on Noncovered Dental Services Passes First Committee

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With less than 24 hours’ notice from the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, the CDA mobilized its grassroots network of members to reach state legislators before the committee met to vote on SB17-190: Insurance Carrier Fees for Noncovered Dental Services. Thanks to these grassroots efforts and member dentists testifying during that hearing, the bill has passed the committee by …