Dispute between California Dental Association, Delta Dental of California settled for $65 million

by Larry Emmott on May 31, 2018

in Health Care Politics,Management

From ADA News:

The San Francisco Superior Court granted final approval May 2 of a $65 million class action settlement between the California Dental Association and Delta Dental of California,…

…The CDA filed the legal action in August 2013 in response to Delta Dental’s plans to reduce reimbursement rates for their Premier plan by 8 to 12 percent. The CDA claimed that Delta Dental’s attempt to amend the participating dentist agreement was a breach of contract

Source: Dispute between California Dental Association, Delta Dental of California settled for $65 million

Good. If dentists don’t stand up for themselves then we will end up being dominated by third parties just as physicians are now. For years many dentists thought of Delta as “the dentist’s insurance company”. If it ever was it has not been so for decades. Delta is just another managed care PPO.

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