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GPS Managing the Regulatory Environment


You already know that dental practices are subject to numerous regulations from multiple agencies at the federal, state and local levels. While they may seem onerous and never-ending, it’s important to keep in mind that regulations exist to ensure the safety of a broad community of stakeholders including your patients, the members of your team, you, and even the world around us.

Managing the Regulatory Environment

  • Ergonomics

    Proper ergonomics can keep you and your team in good health.

  • Office for Civil Rights: Overview

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is committed to protecting patients’

  • The Privacy Rule

    The HIPAA Privacy Rule is a critical part of OCR’s efforts to protect people’s rights regarding the use, access to and disclosure of their protected health information (PHI).

  • Coding for Language Assistance Services

    Various federal laws prohibit health care providers who are covered entities from billing patients for costs associated with translation services.

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