Register for the 2022 Dental Risk Management Seminar

Medical Protective and Professional Insurance Programs are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our annual Risk Management Seminar. The topic this year will be, Dental Risk Management Practices That Control and Reduce Malpractice Exposure. The seminar will be held on Friday, October 7, 2022, from 8 a.m. – Noon at West Bend… Continue Reading Register for the 2022 Dental Risk Management Seminar

Cyber insurance

The use of technology is unavoidable in today’s world. We must educate ourselves on the inherent risks and exposures, take steps and seek advice on how best to protect ourselves from loss of information and how to protect ourselves from the financial impact of a cyber event. Cyber insurance has continued to evolve as legislation… Continue Reading Cyber insurance

May is Disability Awareness Month

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings. Don’t think you need disability coverage? Think again. Many of us draft a will, create an estate strategy and purchase life insurance. But few of us consider disability insurance – the coverage that can… Continue Reading May is Disability Awareness Month

Collaborating with dental staff to improve patient safety, adherence and satisfaction

Dental staff members play an essential role in patient safety as well as patient satisfaction as they interact with patients every day. However, they can also be part of interactions that may result in errors, misunderstandings and dissatisfaction. To minimize these unfortunate situations, dentists need to collaborate with dental staff and provide them with assistance,… Continue Reading Collaborating with dental staff to improve patient safety, adherence and satisfaction

Protecting your business from the loss of a key person

Charles de Gaulle once remarked, “The graveyards are full of indispensable men.” While we know that life goes on regardless of the loss of any “indispensable” person, for a small business, the loss of a key person is not only a human tragedy, it can also represent the potential for significant financial loss.1 Though business… Continue Reading Protecting your business from the loss of a key person

Don’t let the cold get to your pipes this winter

It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day in Wisconsin than turning on the faucet and…nothing. Maybe there’s a trickle of water, but it’s clear you have a frozen pipe. So, what now? Here are some smart tips to help you prevent or address what could easily become a very messy… Continue Reading Don’t let the cold get to your pipes this winter

A method to the madness: Insurance credentialing

So you’re looking to add a new dental insurance network or perhaps you are purchasing a practice and looking to join a network to allow for continuity of care for patients through the transition. Be sure to plan accordingly, allow for the time needed to credential and know what joining that plan means. The proper… Continue Reading A method to the madness: Insurance credentialing

COBRA Subsidy: What employers need to know

The American Rescue Act of 2021 (ARPA) is the latest federal law addressing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most aspects of the law do not directly affect the employer’s HR/Benefits function, but ARPA does include an optional extension of sick and family leave (see our summary) and the establishment of a COBRA subsidy. This… Continue Reading COBRA Subsidy: What employers need to know