Last month, the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) Licensure Examination Format Committee recommended that the OSDB permanently accept the results of certain manikin exams for licensure. This recommendation will now go to the OSDB’s Law and Rules Review Committee and will likely eventually go to the full board for approval. For several decades, ... [continue reading]
The ODA has received reports of phishing emails coming from various sources.
A phishing scam occurs when a fraudulent email is sent asking you to update or verify your personal information by replying to the email or visiting a website. Once you click on a link, you’re sent to a website used to steal your information.
Oftentimes these emails ... [continue reading]
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]
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