Delta Dental to Cut Payments NJ, CT

Delta Dental to Cut Payments NJ, CT

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Dental Review | No Comments

New Jersey and Connecticut are the latest states to be hit with reductions in reimbursements by Delta Dental within the last year. Delta Dental announced it will to cut payments to New Jersey and Connecticut dentists by 4% to 5% in 2013. Delta cut reimbursement rates for Idaho and Washington dentists last year. The cuts […]

Dentists Await IRS Devise Tax Rules

Dentists Await IRS Devise Tax Rules

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Regulatory News | No Comments

Washington—Dentists and the dental industry await IRS regulations implementing a 2.3 percent medical device excise tax that takes effect Jan. 1, 2013. The Internal Revenue Service, among other regulatory agencies, is expected to issue post-election rules implementing Affordable Care Act provisions, the excise tax among them. The dental profession and industry are basing member and […]

The Source of My Insomnia

The Source of My Insomnia

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Joe's Take | No Comments

Have you ever noticed that modern technology has no intrinsic value? What do I mean by that? Things don’t last very long. We don’t really value stuff. When the newest computer arrives at BestBuy, our latest and greatest is now obsolete. This happens with all things digital. Phones, iPods, Kindles, toothpaste, etc. Is this because […]