COVID Webinars, Teledentistry & Emergency Care Guidance, Delta Financial Support
Last night, Governor Inslee issued an order that requires everyone to stay home. While this order does state that essential businesses, including dental offices, can stay open during the two week mandate, his March 19 executive order prohibiting “non-urgent procedures that require medical and dental professionals to wear personal protective equipment” is still in effect until May 18.
Please take a moment to review the following resources available to you and visit wsda.org/COVID-19 for additional information.
ADA — Infection Control Webinar
Infection control experts representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) provide the dental community with practical guidance and education as we all navigate the challenges that COVID-19 is presenting to our profession.
AWB — COVID-19 Business Impact Webinar
Hear what resources are available for you and your business as we navigate how COVID-19 continues to impact our state and the economy.
ADA — Keep the Lights On: Protect the Health of Your Practice During the Economic Downturn
Friday, March 25 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Register Here
In this webinar, Wendy O’Donovan Phillips, CEO of Big Buzz, will show you how to predict short- and long-term impacts on your business operations during tough economic times and how taking the right steps now can minimize your risk. The webinar will cover how to be realistic and reasonable in implementing your original 2020 business plan. After this webinar, you will be able to immediately use these tools to provide team-wide focus and clarity during uncertain times.
An on-demand version, along with shorter clips for quick answers, will be live on ADA.org within 48 hours of the live discussion.
Teledentistry — ADA COVID-19 Coding and Billing Interim Guidance
This guide is intended to help dental offices navigate issues related to coding and billing for virtual appointments during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
ADA Guidance During the SARS-CoV-2 Crisis
This guide includes how to minimize risk during emergency treatment.
Delta Dental COVID-19 Resources and Information
This resource includes information on two programs developed to provide financial support to Delta Member Dentists and answer questions about payments, predeterminations, emergency procedure coding and more during the COVID-19 crisis.
As always, please visit wsda.org/COVID-19
for a comprehensive list of updated resources.
Dr. Dennis Bradshaw