There are multiple reasons why a business might implement an encrypted email communication into their digital workflow. Maybe the goal is to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or improve the speed and efficiency of communication or to just simply improve the tracking of sensitive information. Whatever the reason, here are some… Continue Reading 3 factors to consider when choosing encrypted email solution
It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to plan your 2017 golf schedule. This year, be sure to include the WDA Foundation State Dental Golf Classic on your calendar. Registration opens May 1 for the event which is set for Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. This year, by overwhelming demand, the classic moves… Continue Reading Mark your calendar for the WDA Foundation State Dental Golf Classic
Welcome to 2017 and the newest edition of the WDAJ-Now app! When our children were young, my wife and I would try to teach them not to interrupt, but if they needed to they should say “Excuse me.” Somewhere along the line, our son began to regularly add the intensifier “I’ve got something important to… Continue Reading Excuse me, I’ve got something important to say!
One question twins always get asked is: How can people tell you apart? The answer: Don’t worry about it. Being a twin means you expect to be called the wrong name as much as the right, but it never bothers us. Twins have two names, but one identity. With those two names comes a promised… Continue Reading Dodge and Dodge Dental— Identical twins doing identical things
The standard workers’ compensation policy mandates that an employer must provide the insurance carrier with all records necessary to determine premium. When an employer does not allow the insurance carrier to examine and audit its records, the final earned premium cannot be determined accurately. In an effort to standardize procedures in the event of employer… Continue Reading Workers’ compensation audit noncompliance charge
President Barack Obama has signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act which allows small employers (those with fewer than 50 full-time employees who don’t offer a group health plan) to offer “qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements” to reimburse employees for qualified medical expenses, including individual health insurance premiums, for years after Dec. 31, 2016. The 21st Century… Continue Reading Certain small employer HRAs exempt from ACA market reforms
In November, our Wisconsin Dental Association House of Delegates voted to return to an annual Legislative Day. This year, it will take place Wednesday, March 22, 2017. If we are going to make it a worthwhile investment, we need people to attend. The WDA’s goal is to have at least one dentist from every Assembly… Continue Reading WDA Legislative Day needs you!
Part of the mission of the Wisconsin Dental Association is to, “…advance the interests of WDA members and the dental profession by promoting … quality oral health care for the public.” To help your professional association succeed in its mission, the WDA Communications Committee and staff actively promote public awareness topics to your patients and… Continue Reading Help us, help you
You spent your whole life building a successful practice. After all the trial and error and countless hours -you’ve made it! You can see the finish line. Now what? One thing we all get really good at is getting into a rhythm of running our businesses and practices. We focus on setting and achieving goals… Continue Reading 5 things to consider when you’re ready to retire
After years of working with the American Dental Association to address members’ concerns, on Dec. 15, 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency released a new federal regulation regarding dental amalgam waste that requires many dentists across the country to install amalgam separators. The rule included reasonable exemptions, a phase-in period and considerations for dental practices that… Continue Reading Final rule to mandate dental amalgam waste has been halted by President Trump