Podcast — medicaid

How A Compliance Program Can Save Your Bacon

This episode is the beginning of a series about corporate integrity agreements. One of the important elements that is part of a corporate integrity agreement is implementing a compliance program. Why is it so important to have a compliance program? What should it consist of? How can a compliance program save your practice? Find out in this episode of Talking with the Toothcop!  Outline of This Episode [2:40] Corporate integrity agreements  [4:41] Compliance program guidelines [6:48] Why you want to implement a compliance program What is a corporate integrity agreement (CIA)? A corporate integrity agreement addresses a specific issue while...

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In this episode of Talking with the Toothcop, we’re sharing a few more important reminders and things to stay on top of in 2021. This includes evaluating X-ray equipment, quarterly water testing, new CE requirements, completing CPR courses, and handling your exclusions monitoring. Why is it so important to stay on top of these things? Find out in this episode! Outline of This Episode [2:27] X-ray equipment [6:26] Quarterly water testing [7:53] Human trafficking CE [9:51] CPR courses [12:04] Exclusions monitoring Do NOT neglect your X-ray equipment Texas has some of the most stringent enforcement in the country. X-ray rules...

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The 7 Elements of Dental Compliance Programs

Years ago, the federal judiciary realized that federal judges needed sentencing guidelines for healthcare fraud. In the process, they issued compliance guidelines for different healthcare industries. Each incorporates the seven elements of compliance to combat healthcare fraud. The ramifications of violating the false claims act are tremendous. So what do you need to do to protect your dental practice? What are the seven elements that need to be incorporated into compliance programs? Listen to this episode of Talking with the Toothcop to find out! Outline of This Episode [10:22] The evolution of compliance programs [12:27] The 7 elements of compliance...

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We Tackle Coronavirus Dental Compliance Questions with Dwight Shreve

In this episode of Talking with the Toothcop, Dwight Shreve joins Andrea and I to cover some of the most-asked questions that have accumulated during the Coronavirus pandemic. We talk about face masks and respirators and how to use them properly. We also talk about addressing issues in your practice and the proper procedure if a staff member is diagnosed with COVID-19. If you have unanswered questions swirling around in your head, don’t miss this episode! Dwight Shreve worked at Crosstex for a couple of years as a Sales Manager and Infection Prevention Advisor. Now Dwight is an Independent Consultant...

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