2021 CDA Dental Fee Guide Increases (playing catch up)

2021-02-23T14:46:49+00:00

In 2020, plan sponsors benefited from Covid-19 induced reductions in dental claims, that because of closed dental offices during the initial pandemic closures, resulted in an overall reduction of some -10% to -15% in claims activity.  So, in 2021, the Canadian Dental Association is doing its best to help offset some of that lost revenue [...]

2021 CDA Dental Fee Guide Increases (playing catch up)2021-02-23T14:46:49+00:00

Employee Benefit Plan Premium Relief – Coming as early as May

2020-04-18T11:12:44+00:00

Yesterday, Sun Life was the first Insurer to announce that because of plan members inability to access Dental claims given COVID-19 mandated shutdowns of dental practices (and a subsequent move to emergency only services) that they were refunding their (non-refund/non self-funded) dental plans with a 50% premium credit retroactive to April.  This billing premium credit [...]

Employee Benefit Plan Premium Relief – Coming as early as May2020-04-18T11:12:44+00:00

2018 Provincial Dental Association Fee Guide Adjustments

2018-05-12T14:09:18+00:00

Employee benefit plan sponsors will note that with each renewal, their Provider will assign a trend/inflation increase to their dental renewal rates for the upcoming period. Dental trend is broken down into two components; one being utilization, whereby there is an expectation of increased usage of the plan as members become more aware of their dental benefits and suppliers [...]

2018 Provincial Dental Association Fee Guide Adjustments2018-05-12T14:09:18+00:00

Provincial Dental Fee Guide Increases – 2016

2018-04-17T15:55:12+00:00

Most provincial and territorial dental associations release their annual dental fee guides at this time of the year. Typically, there is an overall increase for dental services provided by general practitioners. Insurers use the information contained in the provincial/territorial fee guides to establish reimbursement levels for the dental services members receive and to ensure that fees are [...]

Provincial Dental Fee Guide Increases – 20162018-04-17T15:55:12+00:00

Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 2015

2018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00

Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 2015 It’s that time of year when most provincial and territorial dental associations’ release their annual dental fee guides. Typically, there is an overall increase for dental services provided by general practitioners. We use the information contained in the dental fee guides to establish reimbursement levels for the dental [...]

Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 20152018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00
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