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ACHing for EFT Webinar

Title slide for webinar ACHing for EFT What-How-Why

Have you ever had a dental plan payment check lost in the mail? Would you like to know how to receive faster and safe payment? Why not consider receiving electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments? 

The 2018 CAQH Index reports that only 12 percent of dental claims were paid via EFT while 63 percent of claim payments to physicians were via EFT. In this recorded webinar, hear from an industry representative and a colleague in practice on how easy it is for you and your staff to implement EFT today.

This webinar is the latest in a series of educational programs for dentists and their practice staff whose focus is on reducing practice overhead costs through use of electronic data interchange. Timely and accurate payment for services provided affects the financial health of every dental practice. EFT via automated clearinghouses (ACH) is how your practice will be able to reduce manual time and effort, and costs, associated with receipt and processing paper checks. 

This is another of the many ways we’re working to help answer ADA members’ most important questions on dental benefits and third party issues. For more information on ADA’s activities on third party payer advocacy and dental benefits, visit


About the presenters

Brad Smith

Raising awareness of ACH is key to Brad Smith’s responsibilities as Nacha’s Senior Director, Industry Verticals. Brad works to increase the use of ACH in industries including healthcare and dental. An Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), Brad has served on Nacha’s Rules and Operations Committee as well as holding a leadership role in the Payments Innovation Alliance. 

Dr. Sara Stuefen

Sara Stuefen DDS, FICD is the 10th District Representative for the ADA New Dentist Committee. She is a member of the ADA’s Council on Dental Benefit Programs and a practicing dentist in Vinton, Iowa.