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Waterline Safety - AMANDA HILL, RDH, BSDH
Amanda Hill RDH, BSDH has been a dental hygienist for over 26 years. When she took her annual infection control training in 2017, the speaker covered waterlines. She never knew that she had to do more than flush her waterlines. No one else in her dental office knew that they were supposed to do more. Her practice failed their first water test, badly. So Amanda dug in and got them to pass their water testing. Then she started offering to help other dental offices. In this episode, Amanda shares her expertise and we have a deep discussion about...
MCS Infection Control Solutions - Paul Saueressig
MCS came out with some new technologies that will transform the world of infection control. Paul Saueressig outlines the solutions they’ve created and how they can benefit your dental practice in this episode of Talking with the Toothcop. Do NOT miss this one!
- Tags: COVID, dental compliance, Infection control, osha, Podcast
How the No Surprises Act Impacts Dentists - Laura Diamond
Have you heard of the federally implemented “No Surprises Act?” Were you aware that it applies to dentists? The No Surprises Act protects uninsured and self-pay patients from receiving surprise medical bills. So what does that mean for your practice? Find out in this episode of Talking with the Toothcop! Outline of This Episode [1:23] The Federal No Surprises Act [3:35] What you have to do [7:03] When did this become effective? [8:04] Why does any of this matter? [9:52] Where this falls in order of operations [11:00] Q&A session with Laura [17:49] How to connect with Laura [19:46] Important...
- Tags: HIPAA, No Surprises Act, Podcast
Enforcement Activity Is Up! Do You Have A Legit Paper Trail?
During the 4th Quarter of 2021 we saw a lot of enforcement activity, from the agencies that are announcing their fraud enforcement efforts to insurance companies that are initiating audits, etc. So whatever you’re involved with (Medicare, Medicaid, Indian Health Services, etc.), be sure you have an audit process in place that includes good records on the steps you’ve taken. You need to be able to prove your compliance should an audit or investigation comes your way. Narcotics charges against a Michigan Dentist, and lesson for all of us A Michigan Dentist was busted recently on narcotics charges, and it’s...
- Tags: DEA, DentalCompliance, Due Diligence, Fraud, HIPAA, Medicaid, Podcast
An Important Announcement from the Toothcop
I started the Talking with the Toothcop podcast in December 2017. Andrea has been with me since early 2019. We love doing this podcast together. Sadly, it’s time for us to hit the pause button. We will be back—I promise! But we have a lot on our plates right now and it makes sense to pull back temporarily. If this podcast has been rewarding and educational for you professionally, take some time and go back to listen to our episode archive! Outline of This Episode [0:22] What’s happening in our lives! [4:18] Check out ProEdge Dental [7:01] Sharing some bittersweet...