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DentalXChange Services Fully Integrated Into Open Dental

Did you know DentalXChange and its services are fully integrated into Open Dental software? If you use Open Dental you’ll be able to send claims and attachments, verify eligibility and send patient statements.

Now, you can even have your patients make online payments in Open Dental’s Patient Portal using DentalXChanges’s PayConnect Merchant Services.

If you are an Open Dental user, call us at (800) 576-6412 ext. 455 and find out how DentalXChange can help your practice.

If you are currently looking for Merchant Services for your practice, Open Dental released a blog about what to look for. Check it out:

Merchant processing might be one of the most important parts of your practice. Your fantastic service and dental care are essential to your patients’ health, but you’re not handing out sparkling white smiles for free. Providing your patients with as many options as possible to pay for your services will not only get you paid faster, it will increase the satisfaction of your patients by simplifying how they pay for your impeccable talents. With many options available for merchant services, how do you know you’re selecting the right partner? This post outlines 4 essential elements your Merchant Services should have.

  1. PCI Compliance
    Just like you protect your patients’ PHI, their financial information must also be protected. Being a merchant, you are going to deal with sensitive card information. It is imperative you check the system and training you have been provided are in accordance with Payment Card Industry Rules (PCI). You should ask your provider right away if they are compliant with PCI rules and make sure you are familiar with how their system treats sensitive data. All merchant service providers are required to become PCI Compliant. PCI Compliant Level 1 is the highest level of PCI privacy and security recognized by the PCI Security Standards Council, and you want to use a provider who has reached this level.
  2. It should be integrated with your Dental Practice Management Software…. Read more here

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NOW LIVE! PayConnect Accepts Electronic Checks Through ACH Processing

PayConnect Merchant Services has partnered with ACH, allowing your practice to accept electronic checks. This service has lower rates than credit card processing and will add yet another way patients can pay for your services.

What Does ACH Mean?

ACH stands for Automated Clearing House, a U.S. financial network used for electronic payments and money transfers. Also known as Direct Payments, ACH payments are a way to transfer money from one bank account to another without the need of a physical check.

The Benefits of ACH:

-Accepts electronic checks from patients right at the point of sale

-No physical check or devices required, and no trip to the bank

-Lower transaction costs than traditional credit cards

-Offer patients multiple methods to pay for services

-Set up recurring billing payments using ACH

To learn more about PayConnect Merchant Services, please call us at 800.576.6412 ext. 455 or click here.

 

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