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The Fall 2016 edition of Dental Dateline – the newsletter for MLMIC-insured dentists – has been published online. This latest edition, available here, will also be mailed to policyholders. It includes the following:

  • a cover story about NYSDA’s Professional Liability Claims Review Committees and their role regarding determination of defense or settlement in cases;
  • a Q&A about the definitive agreement between MLMIC and Berkshire Hathaway;
  • a look at consent issues when treating patients with developmental disabilities;
  • a case study about a mandibulectomy as a result of inadequate knowledge of a patient’s complex medical history;
  • recommendations for dentists regarding the loss of medical records due to weather events or other catastrophes; and
  • risk management tips for following up on referrals.

You can access the full issue here.