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3d. Active vs. Inactive Patients

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Managing Finances | Risk Management and Fraud Prevention
Active vs. Inactive Patients
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Most dental practices have dental records for both active and inactive patients.

Active records are maintained for patients currently having dental care provided by the practice. Files for active patients should be maintained on-site in a convenient but secure area of the office or the equivalent electronic environment. Inactive records relate to patients who have not been seen for at least 24 ...
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