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It’s Dental Plan Audit Season. Are you Ready?

  • Wed, Jul 26, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Wed, Jul 26, 2023 | 8:00 PM
  • Address: Via Zoom

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A joint presentation from Monterey Bay, Harbor, and San Francisco dental societies.

CDA Members: $49
Non-CDA Members $79

2 C.E. Units (20%)

Have you dealt with a dental plan audit in the past?  If so, you know how stressful the process can be. 

If you have yet to deal with an audit, you will likely deal with one in your career. You will have an opportunity to get your questions answered as Cindy walks through the audit process.  As a bonus, you will receive a key resource of a checklist to keep you on track to avoid and prepare for an audit.  

Learning objectives:

  • Why dental plans use AI in the audit process.
  • How dental plans use AI in the audit process.
  • The different types of audits dental plans conduct.
  • How to avoid a dental plan audit.
  • How to prepare for a dental plan audit.

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Cancellation Policy

  • The registration deadline is July 21, 2023.
  • Cancellations made by July 21 will incur a $10 process and handling fee. 
  • Cancellations after July 21 and No-Shows are not refundable. 

Cindy Hartwell

Cindy Hartwell, Premier Dental Consulting

Cindy has over 25 years of experience in the dental industry. After a career as an RDA and office manager in private practice, she joined a large dental benefit organization where she worked for 16 years in both commercial and state government divisions. She held customer service, claims processing, administration, training, and professional relations roles.

Following her years in the dental insurance industry, she used that experience while working for the California Dental Association. She consulted with dentists and their teams on dental benefit plans, helping them navigate the ever-changing dental marketplace while advocating for them as a dental benefits analyst.

Free online C.E. for members

The Monterey Bay Dental Society is happy to announce that online C.E. is now available to all active MBDS members FOR FREE!

With member needs in mind during COVID-19 physical distancing, Monterey Bay Dental Society is partnering with Viva Learning to provide live and pre-recorded distance learning C.E. opportunities for FREE.

Use your current downtime to earn C.E. units!

View world-class speakers and clinicians addressing relevant topics from anywhere at a time convenient for you. Earn interactive C.E. units with live webinars, as well as home-study C.E. with on-demand courses. Follow the steps below.

  1. Access C.E.
  2. Log in using your unique username and password.
  3. Username: Your 9-digit ADA number
  4. Temporary password: onlinece
  5. You will be prompted to change your password the first time you log in.

Browse through the scheduled live webinars or more than 1,000 hours of on-demand pre-recorded lectures.

The C.E. you earn will be tracked within the system. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Monterey Bay Dental Society at (831) 658-0168.

Dental office staff and nonmember dentists

Dental office staff and nonmember dentists can also access the new online C.E.

  • Staff – Annual subscription is $75
  • Nonmember dentists – Annual subscription is $125 (a savings of $125 through September 30, 2021)

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