If you're having trouble reading this email, please click here. December 2011
American Dental Association Practice&Thrive
New payment methods require scrutiny
New payment methods require scrutiny

Some insurance carriers and dental benefit plans are now using an alternative method to pay dental offices in lieu of paper checks. It's called VPay.

VPay is a virtual stored-value debit card program designed specifically for claims payments.
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HIPAA
Protect your patients. Protect yourself.

Protect your patients. Protect yourself.

Because the Department of Health and Human Services has recently taken a more aggressive approach to HIPAA Privacy and Security enforcement, now is a good time for dentists who use HIPAA standard electronic transactions to review their current policies, procedures, training programs, and documentation. It is also a good time to identify any weaknesses and ameliorate them before they become major problems.

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SHARECARE
ADA Sharecare Contributors Compete to Win an HP Notebook Personal Computer!

ADA Sharecare Contributors Compete to Win an HP Notebook Personal Computer!

From now until December 31, 2011, the ADA Sharecare Contributor who answers the most questions on Sharecare.com wins an HP 635 Notebook PC*. Consumers appreciate varying perspectives, so even if a question has been answered by a colleague, you are encouraged to post your answer too.

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