Entries in WSDA News (65)
The reliance on dental insurance to bring patients into the practice is a dead-end street for dentistry as we know it. We’ve all heard the beating drums - traditional indemnity insurance is dying, giving way to the PPO plans that dictate the type of care you can provide - if patients have any coverage at all. Turn away from these plans and all people accustomed to having dental insurance will go elsewhere or not come at all. This is total nonsense and you, Doctors, have the solution right under your nose, but are too reliant on the insurance model to see. Until now.
Earlier this week, the American Dental Association (ADA) published their first entry in a series of articles about implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health care reform. This article is published in its entirety below and includes comments in bold with Washington-specific information from WSDA staff.