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 WDAIP.
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.
Personal Umbrella Insurance – A cost effective way to increase your coverage for homes, autos and more.
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 800-637-4676, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website.
The Dental Record (patient records) – Dental charts, forms, and record keeping solutions: The Dental Record, known for it’s easy to use ADA endorsed Dental Charting System, offers a complete selection of patient charts, forms, emergency records, labeling systems, and prescription pads designed to meet the needs of any dental office. Place an order or to view all the available products, go to www.dentalrecord.com or contact us at 800-243-4675.
Association Gloves (examination gloves) – Enjoy special WDA-member prices and free shipping on all orders. 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 order and receive a Starbucks gift card. Buy one case of masks, and get two boxes free. Visit www.wdagloves.com 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 setup 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/wda.
The Omnia Group, Inc. (pre-employment testing) – 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. Background checks, including credit and criminal histories are also available. Call 800-525-7117 or visit www.OmniaGroup.net for more information on testing. Background checks are at www.CheckPast.com.
PerCSoft (IT services) – Your knowledgeable, reliable, responsive IT solution. PerCSoft specializes in providing dental customers with turnkey technology solutions that are both high tech and high touch. Their friendly and knowledgeable team will communicate with you every step of the way. Ask about special WDA member pricing on support services. Learn more
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 http://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? Call 800-859-9975.
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.
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.
Additional member benefits
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. Call Lands’ End at 800-990-5407 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 more than 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.
SoFi (student loan consolidation and refinancing) – WDA member dentists, who qualify, can save 1.25 to 4.25 percent on student loan interest rates with this new loan consolidation and refinancing partner. SoFi (Social Finance Inc.) is endorsed by seven other state dental associations. Contact WDA Executive Director Mark Paget at email@example.com or 414-755-4100 with questions or for more information visit www.SoFi.com/WDA.
UPS (shipping) – WDA members can save up to 36 percent 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.