The Ohio Dental Association has lodged a formal complaint with the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) concerning its Episodes of Care program. Click here to view the letter. The ODA Medicaid Working Group strongly suggests that any dentist who has been notified that they must return money either directly to the state of Ohio or to one of the ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association has retained 94.15%.of its 2020 membership, which is down slightly from last year. Moreover, 14 of its 25 local component dental societies have retained 95% or more of their 2020 membership. Following is a list of those societies: Rehwinkel Dental Society 98.67%
Maumee Valley Dental Society 97.96%
Western ... [continue reading]
Membership dues statements and electronic renewal notices were recently sent out to ODA members. Members who indicated previously that they prefer to receive membership communications electronically will not receive a paper statement in the mail and will only receive e-notifications.
Dues are due Jan. 1, 2022, for the 2022 membership year.
Renew ... [continue reading]
The Ohio Dental Association House of Delegates met Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in conjunction with the 2021 ODA Annual Session in Columbus. During the meeting, the House of Delegates adopted several resolutions, including: Adopting the association’s position to oppose the denial of claims for covered dental services based upon a patient’s ... [continue reading]
Over the last year, dentists across Ohio have faced many unexpected challenges amidst the pandemic. For graduating dental students, their final year of dental school has looked much different than expected. “Being a dental student during the COVID-19 pandemic has been filled with uncertainty. It has required patience and understanding that ... [continue reading]
The ADA has recently launched a new dental insurance hub to help dentists and their teams overcome dental insurance obstacles so they can focus on patient care. The hub includes on-demand webinars, helpful articles, and downloadable guides for common dental insurance issues, including assistance with provider contracts, dental benefits ... [continue reading]
Strength in numbers may be an odd term for dentists since we spend most of our time in a one-on-one relationship with our patients. Many of us practice in solo offices, some of us practice in partnerships with a few other dentists and more and more of us practice in larger group dental practices. When we consider the size of our state government ... [continue reading]
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