Dental offices may have heard rumors about a federal manadate that requires dentists to begin utlizing electronic health records or have "paperless" offices by 2014. Another rumor is that dentists must be able to create and transmit digital radiographs by 2014.
An update from the American Dental Association on the Federal Medical Device Excise Tax.
There are still many unanswered questions about how the medical device excise tax, which is part of the Affordable Care Act, will be applied. But based on current information obtained by the ADA there are a number of things that can be said that will help dentists and their patients navigate the quagmire:
WOHF Director of Operations Ruth Abate and WOHF Director of Programming and Development Tom Tidyman want you to "like" WOHF! "Our new WOHF Facebook page (WAOralHealthFoundation) highlights what your Foundation is doing across the state," Tidyman said recently, "And we want you to consider it another important resource."