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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...
Preserving Private Practice | Member Article

Preserving Private Practice | Member Article

“Any disease related to the mouth has an impact elsewhere in the body,” ~ Denis F. Kinane, BDS, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. There are more options than ever when it comes to selecting the right dental care provider for you and your...
Dental Service Organizations, Why Care?

Dental Service Organizations, Why Care?

There have been a number of complaints, reports, and legislative and state health board filings surrounding Dental Service Organizations, or DSO’s over the past few years. So, why is that and what do these organizations do that opens the door to bad practices?...
Dr. Gordon Christensen: “I’ve Had Enough!”

Dr. Gordon Christensen: “I’ve Had Enough!”

Has Dentistry Changed? “Where has the professionalism of my “profession” gone?” A profound question from Private Dentist Association’s Advisory Board Member and renowned speaker and educator Dr. Gordon Christensen. In the following article, Dr....
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...