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Entries in ADA news (15)


More Tax News: Section 179 Expensing Tax Provision Set to Be Extended for 2014

The American Dental Association is pleased to announce that Congress has just passed H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 which has extended the Section 179 expensing tax provision for 2014. ADA has worked hard to ensure passage of this bill, which will allow small businesses to write off up to $500,000 of capital investment in 2014. ADA members though sent over 8,500 emails to Congress in the last month urging lawmakers to extend this important provision.

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ADA Fee Survey


The 2013 Survey of Dental Fees is free and downloadable for ADA/WSDA members. The annual report includes national average fees broken down for both general practitioners and each of the six specialties.

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Medicaid Tools Available to State Associations

The ADA's Action for Dental Health Medicaid Initiative has two ultimate goals: increase the number of dentists participating in Medicaid and the number of dental services provided to the Medicaid patient population.

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Reminder: 2015 CDT Code Changes Effective January 1, 2015

Earlier this year, the ADA released the 2015 version of the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes. These new CDT code changes will go into effect January 1, 2015 and include several code changes. Due to the large number of code changes, please make sure to verify that the new procedure codes are covered under a patient’s dental plan and whether documentation is required. 

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