Business before pleasure

New bill limits insurance companies ability to take back benefits By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times When trying to decide what to name this month’s column I was stumped for awhile. Yet it seems that we are going to spend a small time talking about the current state of healthcare legislation and then laughing at the lastest fad. The truth is that what I am going to share...

Get the most from your dental insurance

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times Like anything in life, if you want to get the most out of something you need to know how it works. People fortunate enough to have dental insurance should take the time to know what their policy covers and what it’s limitations are. Never assume your dental office’s business staff knows everything. Every employer group negotiates their...

Op/Ed: Helping our female veterans

By Ryan Costello, U.S. Rep., Sixth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello (R-6) May provides us with a unique opportunity to honor both our veterans (Military Appreciation Month) and the women who are very special to us (Mother’s Day). Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to our veterans and our mothers, and I wanted to update you on my efforts to help our female veterans. Female veterans...