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DENTALXCHANGE LAUNCHES NEW CREDENTIALING SOLUTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DELTA DENTAL OF COLORADO

  • Multi-carrier digital credentialing solution will be customized and co-branded for Delta Dental of Colorado
  • Provider experience to be enhanced by one-stop-shop for credentialing through online portal

DentalXChange, the creator of industry-leading electronic claims solution, ClaimConnect, has announced a new partnership with Delta Dental of Colorado through which the two companies will launch the first-ever co-branded edition of DentalXChange’s popular DDS Enroll software.

The new offering will be the first in the nation to give Delta Dental providers the ability to complete credentialing requirementsonline—not only for Delta Dental of Colorado but for many different insurance companies, which will increase provider utilization, according to Dr. Cheryl A. Lerner, DMD, Vice President of Network and Clinical Management for Delta Dental of Colorado.

“Credentialing is a major pain point for dentists and insurance companies alike,” says Dr. Lerner. “Providers must be re-credentialed every three years in order for claims to be processed. Without renewed credentials, providers can lose thousands of dollars each year in unpaid claims, while insurance companies exhaust hours and resources attempting to track down renewal applications.”

LeAnn Morris, Vice President of Business Development for DentalXChange, explains that the traditional credentialing process also lends itself to costly errors.

“Currently, dental offices nationwide are sent credentialing renewal reminders via mail, which are easily overlooked,” says Morris. “Our partnership with Delta Dental of Colorado gives us the opportunity to address and rectify industry inefficiencies. With our new digital solution, providers will be able to access credentialing information online, input data digitally, upload supporting documents easily, indicate required fields and data requirements quickly, and securely sign forms electronically in order to reduce time and errors in the credentialing process.”

Morris reports that digital credentialing solutions have been attempted by others in the past, but the new DentalXChange co-branded DDS Enroll solution will be one of the first to offer a solution that is designed specifically for the dental industry that will support multi-carrier credentialing.

“Many providers have contracts with up to 30 different payers,” Morris explains. “In the past, these dental practices would have to spend countless hours fulfilling lengthy credentialing applications for each carrier individually. With our new software, providers will be able to enter their information and upload documents only once and that data will be applied across all applications, which saves time and money for a busy practice.”

The new co-branded DDS Enroll solution will also enable Delta Dental of Colorado to maintain its high standard of quality control, according to Dr. Lerner, who explains that the California-based DentalXChange team will follow up with providers individually as needed to assist with the online credentialing platform.

“We knew from the beginning that we were seeking a partner who could deliver the same exceptional customer service that our company takes pride in,” says Dr. Lerner. “DentalXChange’s industry-leading software solutions and customer-focused culture made them the perfect fit as our partner in this important project.”

DentalXChange will integrate a series of digital features into the new co-branded DDS Enroll platform, including:

  • Auto-Populating Fields

After forms are initially completed through DDS Enroll, the Question Wizard will save user information and autofill fields on any additional applications thereafter.

  • Document Repository

DentalXChange supports the ability to upload required documentation or certifications needed to submit or renew credentials.

  • E-Signature

Users will have the option to electronically sign credentialing applications. 

  • Tracking Progress

Providers can view submitted credentialing applications and check the status of their credential renewals through DDS Enroll.

  • Virtual Reminders

The program will send virtual reminders to users along with document expiration reminders to reduce the potential gap in renewal time or risk of termination from the network.

  • Free Training and Troubleshooting

Users will have access to training, including live chat for quick questions as well as walk-throughs. Training will be provided directly from the credentialing team at DentalXChange, eliminating the need to contact insurance companies.

“The value that DDS Enroll brings to both payers and providers is unmatched in the industry,” says DentalXChange’s Morris. “This is a much-needed and forward-thinking solution, and it will deliver bottom-line benefits to both providers and payers alike.”

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DentalXChange’s 2015 Year in Review with Scott Wellwood

As the year winds to a close we thought it would be fitting for our fearless leader, Scott Wellwood, to reminisce about the company’s 2015. So, without further ado:

Hi All,

2015 has been a very exciting year for us on many levels. In some respects we’ve never faced stiffer competition in the marketplace, and yet we’ve managed to continue to grow our brand and respect throughout the industry significantly over the last 12 months.

Over the past year we have worked to create two new EDI solutions, E-Credentialing and Attachment Services. I’m pleased to report that both of these products are now a reality.

Scott Wellwood, President of DentalXChange

Scott Wellwood, President of DentalXChange

E-Credentialing provides easy to use tools for online credentialing and network enrollment, as well as automated form completion. This innovative, web-based application streamlines the creation and delivery of credentialing and network enrollment forms.

DentalXChange Attachment Services enables you to transmit attachments electronically. Fully integrated with ClaimConnect, you will be alerted to which claims need attachments to help expedite claims processing.

We have updated the User Interface of ClaimConnect making it easier to use, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of the technology curve.

We have also partnered with TransUnion allowing you to run financial assessments on patients needing treatment in order to determine the viability of extending “in house” credit.

We have worked tirelessly on making each of these products “best in class” and want to thank you, our customer, for the tremendous amount of input you’ve given. We greatly appreciate the trust you put in us and hope that these new products, services and upgrades will continue to make your life easier.

We wish you a happy and prosperous 2016,

Scott Wellwood

 

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