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Government Auditing Dentists for HIPAA Compliance

The ADA recently published an article stating that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights announced it has begun its second phase of audits. This is an effort put forth to make sure all healthcare providers are following the standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Is your office HIPAA […]

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Confused about Continuing Education Credits?

We get a lot of calls from clients wondering how long their credits with us will last for. The answer?  It depends. Please see the following excerpt taking directly from the Massachusetts Dental Society website: Credit Hours Required for Dentists and Hygienists A dentist licensed to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth must complete a minimum […]

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Facility Inspections For Sedation Permits

UPDATE 02/19/2016: Here is a copy of a letter from the BORID  which outlines exactly what they will be looking for during their office inspections. Contact us to get a “mock” inspection done by dds before the Dental Board comes to your office.  There are a lot of new changes and updates beginning in the new year. Please be aware […]

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Dental Board to Begin Auditing License Holders

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry initiative effective January 1, 2016, is random audits of individual license holders for Continuing Education Credit (CE/CEU) compliance. As you know, you are required to maintain documentation of the CEUs you have taken for each renewal cycle. Licensees selected at random will shortly begin receiving correspondence from the Board […]

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NH Dental Board: New CEU Requirements

The New Hampshire State Board of Dental Examiners recently sent out a notice that they will now requiring all licensee’s to take 2 CEU’s (continuing education units) in Infection Control every 2 years. We have had many clients recently contact us to find out if our program satisfies this new requirement. The answer is YES, […]

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Metropolitan District: Compliance Certification Project

The following comes directly from the Metropolitan District Dental Society Newsletter: COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION PROJECT In an effort to ensure that all the dental offices in the Metropolitan District are compliant with respect to state regulations the Metropolitan District Dental Society is putting into action the Compliance Certification Project. This undertaking will deliver Certificates of Compliance […]

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