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Christine Taxin
Christine Taxin is the founder and president of Links2Success, a practice management consulting company to the dental and medical fields. Prior to starting her own consulting company, Taxin served as an administrator of a critical care department at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City and managed an extensive multi-specialty dental practice in New York. With over 25 years of experience as a practice management professional, she now provides private practice consulting services, delivers continuing education seminars for dental and medical professionals and serves as an adjunct professor at the New York University (NYU) Dental School and Resident Programs for Maimonides Hospital. She can be reached through www.links2success.biz.
7 simple steps to jumpstart diagnostic coding in your office
7 simple steps to jumpstart diagnostic coding in your office
How you can navigate the sometimes intimidating world of medical billing.
Medical billing for dental surgery: What you need to know
Medical billing for dental surgery: What you need to know
It’s not always easy to get medical insurance to pay for dental operations, but these tips will help make the process a lot smoother.
Why dental practices need to conduct risk assessments of patients
Why dental practices need to conduct risk assessments of patients
Most dental practices assess the dental history of their patients at intake. Some go a step further and take a complete medical history for each patient. However, if your practice is truly concerned with the health and wellness of your patients, you should also be conducting dental risk assessments.
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screening
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screening
Dental professionals are a patient’s primary source of screening within the oral cavity; thus attention must be paid to the most common oral malignancy: squamous cell carcinoma. Historically such malignancies were attributed only to patients with a history of extensive alcohol and tobacco use. However, other risk factors such as human papilloma virus and medication use are shifting the profession’s perception of who may be at risk for oral cancer.
Understanding embedded pediatric dental plans: What your practice needs to know
Unless billing departments understand the new forms of insurance available under the law, dental practices risk losing income due to incorrectly billed claims, delinquent patient accounts and other issues. Many Americans are embracing embedded dental plans, especially for pediatric dental care.