Labor Law Posters

We’ve heard that at least a few dentists are receiving phone calls from vendors selling  federal and state labor law posters.  Federal and Kansas State law requires that certain posters be displayed in the work place. Businesses are required to display as many as nine posters; only eight if not...

Dismissing a Patient Explained

The Kansas Dental Association receives calls regularly on how a dentist may dismiss a patient.  This question often arises because a patient is abusive or offensive to staff or the dentist or because the patient-dentist relationship has for some other reason, become damaged. First, a dentist can dismiss a...

What can I charge my patients for copies of dental records?

K.S.A. 65-4971(b) established the maximum fees that medical care providers can charge for reproduction of medical records (non-workers compensation records). By law, these fees are adjusted on January 1 of each year by the Secretary of Labor, “in accordance with the all-items consumer price index...

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