Recommended products, programs and services
Professional Insurance Programs is committed to providing Wisconsin dentists with solid advice, backed by comprehensive and affordable programs offered through the most respected names in the insurance industry.
Staff continues to keep abreast of the changes occurring in your profession and in the insurance industry. By knowing and understanding your concerns, PIP is better able to help you make the right choices regarding your coverage.
Professional Liability and Office Protection – The CNA Professional Protector Plan® is a complete package of protection and is available in Wisconsin exclusively through PIP.
Group Health Insurance Program – The WPS Preferred Advantage Plus program is a superior preferred provider (PPO) plan offering WDA members and their employees comprehensive coverage, freedom of choice, proven cost-saving strategies and flexible plan options including HSAs.
Auto and Homeowners Insurance – PIP has endorsed West Bend Mutual Insurance Company’s “Association Plus” Home and Highway program. We also represent a variety of carriers, including Secura Auto-Owners and Progressive to enable us to truly customize your coverage.
Group Life and Disability – Affordable life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability coverage are important elements of a sound financial management plan. Additionally, this program offers a unique Office Overhead Expense coverage not often found in a group program.
Individual Health, Disability and Life – Our relationships with financially-sound carriers who understand the Wisconsin small employer marketplace enable us to provide WDA members with a broad spectrum of coverage choices.
HSAs, HRAs and MSAs – Choose from several funding mechanisms for high-deductible health insurance plans.
Section 125 Plans – Set up a payroll deduction program for employees that allows certain medical and childcare expenses to be paid for on a pre-tax basis.
Medicare Supplement Programs – Quality coverage enhances benefits provided by Medicare. Medicare Part D Coverage is also available.
Long-Term Care Insurance – Medical science has improved our life expectancy. This mixed blessing is one of several reasons for an increasing need for long-term care and a cost-effective method of financing it.
Workers’ Compensation – This WDA group program was developed to help participants better manage the cost of workers’ compensation insurance. Special “needle stick” coverage has been added to protect the dentist, staff and patient and is underwritten by West Bend Mutual Insurance Company.
Direct Reimbursement – Contact us if you know a business owner who would like to consider self-funding his/her dental plan. We offer full service from the quote to the administration. The plan is administered by SIMPLE.
Paid Dental of Wisconsin – Contact us for information on how you can promote this voluntary dental plan for groups of 10 or more.
Advanced Planning Services
- Business succession planning
- Business overhead insurance
- Disability buy-out insurance
- Estate planning
- Planned giving programs
To take advantage of these quality plans and their high-level benefits geared to the special needs of Wisconsin’s dental community, call 800-242-9077, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website.
The Dental Record (paper records) – The Dental Record is the top-quality recordkeeping system created by dentists for dentists and is the only system endorsed by the ADA Business Resources. It is the most comprehensive system available and offers a variety of charts, forms, an emergency record, labeling systems, recall cards and open-shelf cabinets. It is recognized as the standard of excellence in an easy-to-use format. To place an order or request a catalog, call 800-243-4675 or visit www.dentalrecord.com.
DentForms by MedicTalk (electronic forms) – Go paperless with DentForms. This digital signature software solution allows you to keep completely paperless patient records. You can create your own forms or use the forms in the system. There are 50 completely customizable forms and questionnaires. Your patients can even complete the forms online prior to their visit with the information automatically transferred into the DentForms system. This solution bridges to any Windows-based practice management software. To set up a product demonstration, call 800-243-4675 or log on to www.dentalrecord.com/dentforms for more information.
Central Data Storage (online data backup) - Secure your data with managed online data backup specifically for dentistry. Have professionals securely and automatically backup your important data daily through the Web. That data is then stored in two highly secure data centers and is available 24/7 if you should need to restore any files. Your data is always compressed and encrypted, making you compliant with HIPAA security regulations. Visit www.dentalrecord.com/centraldatastorage or call 800-243-4675 for more information.
AED Brands (defibrillators) – As one of the largest AED distributors in the country, AED Brands is an authorized distributor for all AED manufacturers. A trained staff will help WDA members select the AED best suited for their office. Models include brands such as Philips, Cardiac Science, Zoll, and more. They provide product expertise, prompt service, and discount pricing for WDA members. An AED is designed to treat the most common cause of death – Sudden Cardiac Arrest. For more information, contact AED Brands at 800-580-1375 or visit www.AEDbrands.com.
Association Gloves (examination gloves) – Enjoy WDA member prices and free shipping on everything you buy from Association Gloves. Major glove brands offered, including Cranberry, EcoBee, Microflex, Sempermed and Kimberly-Clark. Association Gloves also offers a large selection of Kimberly-Clark ear loop and tie masks, including Level 1, 2 and 3 American Society for Testing and Materials-rated masks. All products sold by the case. Place your first glove order and receive a Starbucks gift card. Buy one case of masks, and get two boxes free. Learn more or call 877-484-6149 to request free samples and place an order.
AMO – Association Members Only (office supplies) – Check out the fantastic meet-or-beat pricing on quality office products with next-day deliveries in most areas of the state. There are instant rebates on thousands of general office supplies. Ordering is simple online, on the phone or by fax. Call 800-420-6421 or visit www.goamo.com to find out more.
CareerConnection (online job center) – WDA CareerConnection is the only job center exclusively for dental careers and employment connections in Wisconsin serving dentists, hygienists, assistants, lab techs and more. For more information, visit careers.wda.org.
HealthFirst (amalgam separators) – HealthFirst’s Amalgam Recovery Program is a complete recovery solution that meets the ADA’s recommended best practices for the responsible handling of amalgam waste. Visit www.healthfirst.com/ada or call 800-331-1984 and speak with a HealthFirst Compliance Counselor to get a custom quote for the unique needs of your practice. WDA members will receive up to 33 percent off MSRP.
InTouch Practice Communications (Customer on-hold advertising system) – Best-in-class system identified and endorsed by ADA Business Resources. Products to enhance your professional image and educate existing and prospective patients.Call 877-493-9003 or visit www.intouchdental.com.
LB Medwaste Services (medical waste disposal) - Based in Wisconsin, LB Medwaste specializes in medical and infectious waste removal and processing. Have medical waste containers picked up annually. Also signup for Online OSHA Training. WDA members receive 10 percent off on select services. Visit www.lbmedwaste.com or call 888-526-3392 for more information.
Officite (websites) – The leading provider of dental websites and local Internet marketing solutions. Officite provides WDA members exceptional websites and expert search engine marketing strategies, from set-up to ongoing maintenance and site optimization, with top-quality customer service. Its local-search solutions and turnkey-marketing programs are designed to help practices attract new patients, educate clients and create a unique presence in the marketplace. Call 888-738-8834 or visit www.officite.com.
The Omnia Group, Inc. (pre-employment testing and background checks) – Let the Omnia Group help you find the best employee for your practice. Omnia offers personality testing that determines if a potential new employee will work well with you and other employees. Call 800-525-7117 or visit www.OmniaGroup.net for more information on testing. Background checks are at www.CheckPast.com.
The QTI Group (Human resources) – Headquartered in Madison with 11 locations throughout the state, The QTI Group provides services for staffing, recruiting, executive search, compensation design and incentive plans. HR start-up kits, consulting and full outsourcing (e.g., benefits, payroll) also is available for your dental office. Consultants are experienced, knowledgeable and engaged. Visit www.qtigroup.com or call 888-575-3273 to learn more. Be sure to ask about the “Free 15”, which is 15 minutes of free HR consulting services for WDA members each calendar year.
Scientific Metals (metal refining) – Scientific Metals provides a wide variety of precious metal refining services including gold, platinum, palladium, and silver. Settlement is based on the average daily London PM prices from the day we receive your scrap to the settlement day. Payment can be received with check or gold/silver bullion. Call 888-949-0008 or visit us at www.scientificmetals.com/wda to see some of the great associations who have entrusted us with their members’ scrap.
AMP Wealth Management (401k Plans, and Personal Wealth Management) – AMP Wealth Management uses a quantitative investment approach for managing your portfolio for retirement. We employ three investment strategies: an Equity Portfolio with a value based approach and fundamental analysis, an Income Portfolio tailored to your individual income needs; and Risk Based Portfolios to meet your individual risk tolerance. Please call us at 414-332-1011 or visit www.ampinvestment.com to discuss your financial future.
CareCredit (patient financing) – Make it easier for more patients to get the care
they want, when they want by adding CareCredit, a health care credit card, as an
additional payment option. During past 25 years, more than 20 million patients have
chosen to use CareCredit and an estimated 90,000 enrolled dental patients accept
CareCredit. In celebration CareCredit’s 25th anniversary, you can get started for only $25. Call 800-300-3046, ext. 4519 or visit www.carecredit.com/dental. Already offer CareCredit?
Chase Paymentech (credit card processing) – Today more than 25 percent of patients pay for dental treatment with a credit card. And, more than 5,000 dental practices are turning to Chase Paymentech to process their payments securely, reliably and inexpensively. With the ADA member rate, practices could save as much as $1,000 annually. Call 800-618-1666 for a complimentary analysis of your current payment processing or visit www.bestpaymentprocessing.com/ada.
Mercer Advisors (wealth management) – Mercer Advisors is one of the nation’s largest
planning and investment management firms servicing dentists. In addition, services
include retirement plans and estate planning. Mercer Global Advisors is registered with the
Securities and Exchange Commission and renders all investment related services. If you
are looking for renewed prosperity for your practice and your life, call 800-898-4642 or
Mercer Global Advisors Inc. is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and delivers all investment-related services. Mercer Advisors Inc. is the parent company of Mercer Global Advisors Inc. and is not involved with investment services. All legal advice, services, and document creation are provided through Advanced Services Law Group. Mercer Advisors is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice or services. ©2014 Mercer Advisors. All Rights Reserved.
TransworldSystems Inc. (credit and collections)- Transworld Systems Inc. is the nation’s leader for helping over 12,000 dental practices improve their accounts receivable process. From contacting patients diplomatically in the name of the practice using our innovative Accelerator program, to pre-collection all the way to full collection and legal action, Transworld has the level of intensity that suits your practice. Our new Dental Collect program seamlessly interfaces with the majority of Practice Management Software companies and helps identify past-due patient balances in seconds. To learn how to optimize and systemize your A/R process, please call 608-276-8307 or visit www.web.transworldsystems.com/madison.
ADA Visa Card from U.S. Bank (credit card) – Sign up today for best-in-class rewards and enhanced customer service. You can redeem your rewards for unique travel, dining and entertainment. Brought to you by one of the world’s strongest financial institutions. Current ADA World Mastercard members will automatically receive the new ADA Visa Card in the mail. Contact U.S.Bank today at 888-327-2265 x94225 or visit www.usbank.com/ADA94225 to learn more.
U.S. Bank Practice Finance (practice and commercial real estate financing)- U.S. Bank Practice Finance is one of the top dental finance leaders in the country today. We provide the benefits of working with a strong and stable financial institution, along with extensive knowledge of the dental industry, giving us a thorough understanding of your practice’s financial needs. We offer financing for acquisitions, buy-ins, practice expansions, start-ups, practice debt refinance and equipment. In addition, U.S. Bank specializes in real estate and line of credit financing and can provide comprehensive banking services for your business. To learn more about how we can take your business to the next level, call Zach Te Winkel at 414-765-5498 or visit www.usbank.com/small-business/practice-finance.
Lands’ End (staff apparel) – Give your staff a unified image with apparel from Lands’ End Business Outfitters. Personalize your gear with your practice’s logo to give your team a professional look. As a WDA member, you’ll receive up to10% off on products and another 10% off on embroidery. Call Lands’ End at 800-490-6402 to speak with your dedicated consultant or find more information online.
Mercedes-Benz (vehicles) – Members can now save $1,000 to $4,000 on the purchase or lease of a new Mercedes-Benz. This leader in luxury vehicles offers over 55 models to satisfy every driving style. Learn more or call (866) 628-7232 to learn about this exciting new member discount on Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
UPS (shipping) – WDA members can save up to 36% on a broad portfolio of UPS shipping services. Whether you need your lab shipments or important documents to arrive the next day or are looking for the most affordable shipping option, UPS understands the importance of reliability, speed and cost. Visit savewithups.com/ada or call 1.800.MEMBERS to move the account into the program and begin saving.