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How Your Insurance Needs May Change throughout Your Career

As you progress in your career, your insurance needs may change. From residency to retirement, the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program, administered by Lockton Affinity, provides access to a variety of insurance policies that can help safeguard you, your family and your practice throughout it all.   You choose to go into orthodontics According to a Student [...]

By | December 8th, 2022|AAO insurance information, Insurance tips|0 Comments

How to Choose Insurance for Your Practice

With so many insurance options in the marketplace, it can be overwhelming to pick an insurance company to work with and insurance policies to protect your business. The American Association of Orthodontists has partnered with Lockton Affinity as the administrator of the AAO-Endorsed Insurance program to meet the needs of orthodontists like you. It can [...]

By | November 4th, 2022|Insurance tips, Practice insurance|0 Comments

Understanding Workers’ Compensation for Your Practice

You make every effort to provide a safe environment for your staff and patients, but accidents can still happen. To protect your practice from the costs associated with employee injuries, you need Workers’ Compensation coverage from the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program. Workers’ compensation is legally required for doing business in most states. Without the proper workers’ [...]

By | October 13th, 2022|Insurance tips, Practice insurance|0 Comments

Complimentary Risk Evaluation through the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program

AAO members have access to insurance products from the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program, administered by Lockton Affinity. As part of the program, member orthodontists have access to Lockton Affinity’s highly trained, personal insurance representatives who understand the risks and exposures you face as an orthodontist. As you get started with your insurance from the AAO and [...]

By | September 14th, 2022|AAO insurance information, Insurance tips|0 Comments

AAO Membership Cyber Solutions

This article is written in collaboration with Black Talon Security, a dedicated cybersecurity company. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) selected Lockton Affinity as an “endorsed partner” for the AAO-Insurance Program and Black Talon was selected as the cybersecurity partner to help prevent and respond to cyber attacks. As you know, patient records, including payment [...]

By | July 29th, 2022|Practice insurance, Risk management|0 Comments

Employment Law Compliance Solutions Available Through Your AAO Membership

This article is the last of a two-part series guest written by CEDR HR Solutions, a human resources solutions company. Like The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) selected Lockton Affinity as an “endorsed partner” for the AAO-Insurance Program, CEDR HR Solutions was selected as a human resources services partner. CEDR HR Solutions offers AAO members [...]

By | May 23rd, 2022|Insurance tips, Risk management|0 Comments

The Risks of Employment Litigation Against Your Practice and How to Prevent Claims

This article is the first of a two-part series on Employment Litigation Risks guest written by CEDR HR Solutions, a human resources solutions company. Like The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) selected Lockton Affinity as an “endorsed partner” for the AAO-Insurance Program, CEDR HR Solutions was selected as AAO’s human resources services partner. CEDR HR [...]

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Student Coverage FAQs

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Student Insurance As a student member of the AAO, you have access to the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program’s Group Student Disability and Term Life insurance. Offered to all AAO resident members at no cost, it is one of the many ways the AAO is dedicated to its members’ futures. Like all insurance policies, [...]

Common Claim Risks Orthodontists May Face

There are many situations in your personal and professional life in which insurance can be helpful. While all these situations may not occur in your life, the odds of them occurring and the financial burden they can cause make purchasing insurance worthwhile.   Common claim risks orthodontists may face include:  You experience a critical injury or [...]

By | April 11th, 2022|AAO insurance claims, Risk management|0 Comments

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Disability Insurance FAQs

AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program Disability Insurance As a member of the AAO, you have access to the AAO-Endorsed Insurance Program’s Disability Income insurance. This coverage helps protect your income if you are disabled and unable to work as an orthodontist, even if you are working in another occupation. Like all insurance policies, Group Disability Income insurance [...]