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Monday
Aug112014

New Resources on Emailing Patient Information

Member dentists with questions about transmitting patient information via email can turn to a new ADA resource (ADA log in required), developed in cooperation with the New Jersey Dental Association, entitled Emailing Patient Information: A Resource for Dental Practices. Because the use of electronic means for the communication of such information is the subject of specific HIPAA regulations, this resource is a helpful means of advising dentists about the issues that they may face.

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Thursday
Aug072014

Save the Date! 2014 Mentor Reception

The annual Mentor Reception will be here before you know it! Save the date for Thursday, November 20th and join the WSDA and the UW Dental Alumni Association at the Burke Museum for an evening of fun, food and great conversation. Whether you are a new mentor or have been with the program for years, this event is the perfect opportunity to connect with your mentee. 

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Thursday
Aug072014

PNDC Survey Winner Announced!

Congrats to Kendal Formo, RDH - the winner of a PNDC 2015 full conference badge! Thank you Kendal for filling out the post PNDC 2014 survey!

Tuesday
Aug052014

Medicaid Lowers Ortho Payments

Effective September 1, 2014, the Medicaid payment rate for D8080 Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment of the Adolescent Dentition will be cut. The Health Care Authority (HCA) has decided to cut reimbursement rates for the orthodontic codes because utilization was too high for their budget.

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