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Managing cyber risk

In a world where more and more people and devices are connected to the internet, greater focus must be placed on security and privacy. While the internet has opened us up to a world of possibilities and global connectivity to millions, the very strength of the network – the speed, openness and access – creates… Continue Reading Managing cyber risk


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Protecting personal health and financial information

Hackers and thieves are on the hunt for your personal information every day. Because our business requires the transfer of personal information, we need to be prepared to protect our clients’ personal information, as well as our own. Information security is an important part of best business practices in the insurance industry. Personal financial information (PFI) and personal… Continue Reading Protecting personal health and financial information


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When should the pediatric patient “graduate” to another provider?

Pediatric dentists sometimes find that they’re treating young adults who have no desire to leave the practice. Although this loyalty is often a sign of a positive doctor–patient relationship, the age of the patient sometimes poses problems. Planning for the transition of young adult patients is beneficial for dentists and their patients. It helps provide… Continue Reading When should the pediatric patient “graduate” to another provider?


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You asked, we listened!

Professional Insurance Programs is proud to announce a new and exciting member benefit. The new WDA Association Health Plan, underwritten by WPS Health Insurance, is here! The new WDA Association Health Plan allows practices to be underwritten outside of “community rating.” This means there will be health underwriting and your group will be rated accordingly,… Continue Reading You asked, we listened!


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There is still time to register for the Dental Risk Management Seminar

Medical Protective and Professional Insurance Programs are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our annual Dental Risk Management Seminar. The topic this year is, “Ten Things I’m Concerned About in the Practice of Dentistry (And, you should be, too!)”. The seminar will be held on Sept. 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. –… Continue Reading There is still time to register for the Dental Risk Management Seminar


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Can your office benefit from a portable device policy?

More than ever, people are using portable electronic devices (e.g., laptops, cell phones, tablets, e-readers, other “smart” devices) as part of everyday life. This trend will no doubt continue to grow as a result of technological advances and consumer demand. While these devices can be entertaining and convenient, they also can create challenges in the… Continue Reading Can your office benefit from a portable device policy?

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