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Jun 9 2014
The ODASC health insurance plan, Dentist's Choice Health Care Plan (DCHCP), will be renewed in 2014 for another year for people currently enrolled in the plan. The Department of Insurance is allowing for “non-grandfathered” small employer and individual plans – like the DCHCP – to be renewed in 2014 for current enrollees. ... [continue reading]
Apr 4 2014
The Ohio Dental Association Services Corporation, Inc. (ODASC) endorses ClaimX, an electronic insurance claim management system that interfaces with dental practice management systems. The program sends dental insurance claims electronically for 25 cents each. Many dentists pay 45 to 55 cents for the same service elsewhere. In addition, ClaimX ... [continue reading]
Feb 26 2014
Every dental office must have infection control procedures in place to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. These procedures include, but are not limited to, the use of personal protective equipment, surface disinfection and instrument sterilization. OSHA Review Inc.’s Spore Check System makes it easier than ever to test office ... [continue reading]
Jan 28 2014
Did you know that there are still a number of actions you can take - yes, in 2014 - that can positively impact your 2013 tax liability? Read on for details and talk to your CPA about which methods may help to reduce your personal and practice tax obligations for 2013, and beyond. Retroactive options for 2013 filings 1. Retirement plans You can ... [continue reading]
Oct 2 2013
The Ohio Dental Association Services Corporation, Inc. (ODASC) endorses ClaimX, an electronic insurance claim management system that interfaces with dental practice management systems. The program sends dental insurance claims electronically for 25 cents each. Many dentists pay 45 to 55 cents for the same service. In addition, ClaimX will provide ... [continue reading]
Jun 26 2013
As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues, the Ohio Dental Association and Ohio Dental Association Services Corp. (ODASC) are closely monitoring how the new law will affect dentists. Several new taxes and a new rating platform will take effect Jan. 1, 2014, which will likely affect costs for consumers and employers who provide ... [continue reading]
May 30 2013
From insurance coverage to whitening gel to credit card processing systems and more, the Ohio Dental Association Services Corp. (ODASC) has researched and endorsed products and companies to help dentists save time and money. “I use several of the ODASC endorsed products, and the savings more than cover the cost of my dues,” said Dr. ... [continue reading]
May 15 2013
Editor’s Note: Accepting credit cards is a necessary cost of doing business, but those costs can be one of the hardest to figure out. As credit card fees for dental offices have increased, many member offices have asked for help. For more than five years, the Ohio Dental Association Services Corporation (ODASC) has worked with Best Card, LLC ... [continue reading]
May 3 2013
Given our current low interest rate environment, it may be difficult for those who depend upon regular portfolio distributions to generate the level of income needed to sustain or supplement everyday living costs from the more traditional bond instruments. As an investor enters the distribution phase of his/her investment lifecycle, the long-term ... [continue reading]
Apr 17 2013
Submitted by Lance McCollough, ProSites We have all said it. We constantly think it. Then it happens. So, what do you do when the “it will never happen to me” turns into “what do I do now?” Eventually, reputation management becomes an issue for every business owner, so here are five insider secrets that will help you avert ... [continue reading]
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