OCA, Inc. provides various operational, purchasing, financial, marketing, administrative, and other business services to the healthcare market in the United States and internationally. It also offers capital and proprietary information systems to approximately 200 orthodontic and dental practices representing approximately 400 offices. Its services include marketing to attract new patients, bill payment, human resources, financial reporting, software development, and practice enhancement consulting. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Metairie, Louisiana. OCA has filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in March 2006. The company operates its business as a debtor-in-possession.