ADA offers free e-books on managing finances, HIPAA training April 8-14

On April 7, 2020

As part of its ongoing efforts to support dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA is offering members two free e-books the week of April 8-14: “Managing Finances: Best Practices” and “The ADA Practical Guide to HIPAA Training.”Read more

OCR warns of imposter posing as investigator

On April 7, 2020

Washington — The Office for Civil Rights released a statement April 3 warning of an individual posing as an OCR investigator. The imposter has been calling entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 in an attempt to get patient information.Read more

10 Under 10 Awards: Recognizing the ‘unsung heroes’ of the profession

On April 6, 2020

The ADA announced April 6 the recipients of its third annual 10 Under 10 Awards, which recognizes 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence early in their careers.Read more

Small Business Administration: Dentists can apply for both economic injury disaster and paycheck protection program loans

On April 6, 2020

Dentists can apply for both Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans, the Small Business Administration told the American Dental Association on April 6.Read more

New clinical dental licensure examination to launch in June

On April 6, 2020

The Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination, or DLOSCE, is expected to launch in June, the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations announced April 2.Read more

ADA asks Treasury Department, Small Business Administration to clarify intent of interim rule

On April 5, 2020

The Association continues to wait for clear guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration on the best way to help dentists considering applying for Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans and Economic Injury Disaster Loans.Read more

Just the Facts

On April 3, 2020

COVID-19 and dental officesRead more

JADA’s new CSA Corner highlights ACE Panel survey results on HPV vaccine

On April 3, 2020

Dentists’ comfort levels and perceived roles in discussing and administering the human papillomavirus vaccine appear to vary, according to the results of an American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel survey published in The Journal of the American Dental Association.Read more

ADA will share Paycheck Protection Program information as soon as it becomes available

On April 2, 2020

The Association is waiting for clear guidance from the Small Business Administration on the best way to help dentists considering applying for Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans.Read more