ADA selects vendor to investigate root causes of problems with eligibility, verification of benefits

On June 22, 2021

The ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs has selected a Nashville health care technology company to investigate whether there are market solutions to effectively help solve problems dentists currently face regarding eligibility and benefits verification.Read more

CDT 2022 ready for pre-order to ensure dentists, dental team have most up-to-date information

On June 21, 2021

The CDT 2022 and Coding Companion Kit with App delivers the newest additions and changes to the CDT Code and is available for pre-order online.Read more

Dentists look ahead in wake of repeal of McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption

On June 21, 2021

The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, legislation that repeals the McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption for health insurance companies, became law on Jan. 13. So, the question is, what happens now?Read more

ADA urges CMS to prioritize oral health issues

On June 18, 2021

The ADA is asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to prioritize several oral health issues.Read more

Coalition supports making VA facilities smoke free

On June 18, 2021

The ADA and more than 50 stakeholders are supporting legislation to make facilities of the Veterans Health Administration completely smoke free.Read more

ADA supports bill offering tax credit to businesses that hire, retain members of National Guard and Reserve

On June 18, 2021

The ADA is supporting legislation that would provide a tax credit to small businesses that hire and retain members of the National Guard and Reserve.Read more

NIH requests applications for initiatives addressing health disparities, oral health

On June 17, 2021

The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and other participating organizations are seeking applications for two new initiatives centering on health disparities and their effect on oral health.Read more

Becoming a Dentist: UMSOD trio graduates

On June 17, 2021

For the Class of 2021, getting to the finish line has been rife with challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But that’s just made the joy of becoming a dentist all the sweeter for Dan, Ben and LaShonda from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.Read more

HHS revises Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements

On June 15, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released revised reporting requirements on June 11 for health care providers who received funding from the Provider Relief Fund.Read more