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New Bill to Reform McCarran-Ferguson Act

New Bill to Reform McCarran-Ferguson Act

This is great news from the ADA The McCarran-Ferguson act of 1945 has long since been a shroud that has allowed insurance companies to offer outrageous reimbursements for already competitively priced services. It was definitely one of the first steps in the wrong...
Two DSOs Land on OIG’s “High Risk” List

Two DSOs Land on OIG’s “High Risk” List

Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Classification The OIG’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) was borne out of the False Claims Act of 1986 and is intended as an oversight mechanism with structured monitoring and penalties for violations. This lasts for...
DSO Complaint: Lone Peak Management

DSO Complaint: Lone Peak Management

Recently, the Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) filed a complaint against Lone Peak Management (DSO) acting as Smiles 4 Kids. The complaint was sent to the Washington State Department of Health. It included fairly alarming allegations against the DSO –...
DSO Legislation Update

DSO Legislation Update

DSO Legislation and Regulations: Good and Bad DSO legislation has become a large piece of the argument against their place in Dental management. DSO’s or Dental Support/Service Organizations have racked up a fairly large amount of legislation and regulations...