The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 08

June 26, 2015

AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard, with host Pam Paladin, explains the implications of the June 25, 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on King v. Burwell.

Length:9 minutes

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 07

June 23, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss social media and online reputation management.

In Segment 2, Kevin O’Neill from Squire Patton Boggs, provides updates on the repeal of the Medical Device Tax and the RAISE Act.

Length: 26 minutes

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 06

May 11, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the U.S. Truth in Lending Act and how it applies to orthodontic practices.

In Segment 2, Dr. Gary Baughman, Speaker of the House of Delegates, discusses the upcoming meeting in San Francisco.

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 05

April 14, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the advisability of employment contracts for orthodontists who are employees or independent contractors.

In Segment 2, Dillard addresses the potential drawbacks orthodontists can face should they participate in charity auctions and/or group discounts.

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 04

April 1, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss patient records and record keeping.

In Segment 2, Dillard provides answers to frequently asked questions about HIPAA.

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 03

March 19, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the top four “red flags” about situations of patients in treatment.

 

In Segment 2, Elizabeth Franklin, claims manager for the AAO Insurance Company, discusses the pros and cons of refunding orthodontic fees.

 

Length: 28 minutes

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 02

March 9, 2015

In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss King v. Burwell, a case recently heard by the Supreme Court. The ruling, expected in June 2015, may have implications for orthodontics.

 

In Segment 2, Kevin Dillard answers some frequently asked questions about situations orthodontists may encounter involving parents of divorced patients, and the advisability of split contracts. 

 

Length: 31 minutes

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The Business of Orthodontics Podcast - Episode 01

February 27, 2015

In Segment I, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin discuss the February 2015 Supreme Court ruling on North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission.  

 

Segment 2 focuses on the RAISE bill, proposed legislation that would increase the annual cap on Flexible Spending Accounts, a tax-advantaged benefit offered by many employers, that families can use for healthcare services.  AAO’s legislative counsel Kevin O’Neill of Squire Patton Boggs joins the conversation with Dillard and Paladin to explain the bill’s status, and how AAO members can contact their representatives in Congress.

 

Length: 44 minutes

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