Membership & Endorsements
Improving the Oral Health of the Public and the Professional Development of ASDA Members
The Arkansas State Dental Association (ASDA) is a voluntary membership organization comprised of licensed dentists in the State of Arkansas. ASDA represents and supports the dental profession in its efforts to provide high quality, ethical oral health care to the public.
When you become a member of the ASDA, you are making a sound financial investment in your future. Organized dentistry protects your interests-as well as those of your patients-ensuring that you can continue to offer the highest quality dental care available. Now, more than ever, dentistry faces challenges from insurance companies, regulatory agencies and government encroachment. ASDA can and does help; just ask any of our more than 1,000 members. They’ll tell you to join the Arkansas State Dental Association. It’s worth it!
To apply for membership in the ASDA, please click here for more information and to download a membership application.
Benefits of Membership
As a member, you have access to various tools and resources, such as:
Peer Review: A committee set up to mediate patient disputes against dentist and disputes with third-party carriers. For more information, please visit our Peer Review web page.
Government Affairs: The ASDA is a leader in the health care community with an effective outreach to ensure that the ASDA has an influential voice in state government. For more information, please visit our Government Affairs web page.
Arkansas CE Meetings: ASDA holds two continuing education meetings per year for dentists and their staff. Dentists and their staff can hone their skills and gain State Board CE credits while learning about the latest technology from renowned clinicians and exhibitors.
ASDA Journal & Newsletters: Arkansas Dentistry Journal is published three times per year and will keep you informed about current events and changes affecting the dental profession. To view past Journals, please visit this page.
ASDA Website: The ASDA website provides critical governmental affairs updates during the Arkansas Legislative Session, links to the American Dental Association, Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners, endorsed insurance program, Bank of America State Dental Association program, and the Credit Union. You will also find helpful numbers, news, and information beneficial to your practice, the ASDA blog and calendar.
Soon to come are continuing education opportunities, dues payments online and more.
Member Resources on This Site:
Job Openings & Classifieds
ASDA Endorsed Member Programs:
For over half a century, the ASDA has trusted Regions Insurance to assist its members with both their professional and personal insurance needs. Primary areas of insurance coverage include:
- Malpractice (professional liability)
- Office Contents/Building/General Liability
- Workers Compensation
- Disability Income and Office Overhead Disability
- Life Insurance
- Major Medical (group and individual)
- Auto, Home, Recreation
Discounts may be available based on ASDA membership or the purchase of multiple policies. Contact Dwight Callaham at Regions Insurance by telephone at (501)661-4958, or by e-mail and allow his over 35 years of insurance experience to go to work for you.
For more information about Regions Insurance, please visit their website.
The Arkansas Dental Association has selected Heartland Payment Systems®, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, as an endorsed provider for payroll services. ADA selected Heartland because of Heartland’s electronic payments leadership, value and savings it brings to its members. Heartland is endorsed by 200+ state and national associations. For more information, click here.
Tailor your payroll program to fit your practice’s individual needs — and pay only for the features you need. Heartland Payroll ServicesSM offers a full suite of value-added solutions, including time and attendance, workers’ compensation programs, prepaid payroll cards and more. Plus, our three-year, fixed-price agreement guarantees your payroll processing costs won’t arbitrarily increase.
Running your practice shouldn’t cause you this much stress. To learn more about Heartland, contact Chad Preuss at 402.502.1514 or at Chad.Preuss@e-hps.com.
HIPAA Security Services: An Excellence in Healthcare HIPAA Security Review identifies areas within an oral healthcare practice that may not meet HIPAA security requirements and provides the tools and procedures necessary to mitigate those risks. Our HIPAA Security Review includes an on-site HIPAA risk and vulnerability assessment, a comprehensive risk analysis, development of Corrective Action Plan, customized Policies and Procedures and a full year of support.
Meaningful Use: Excellence in Healthcare assists dentists who want to participate in the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive program. We provide assistance on selecting an EHR system that fits best with the organization, training on “Meaningful Use” requirements (which are the regulations set-forth by Medicaid), and helping with regulatory paperwork and documentation. The service includes support for the first two years of the program.
ASDA members receive 10% off all services! Contact us today at (479) 595-0290 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TeamLINKS electronic health record (EHR) is a product of US HealthRecord, Inc., a leader in dental EHR technology. Founded in the late 1990’s by Dr. Richard Roblee, TeamLINKS has been a pioneer in interdisciplinary collaboration for dental providers. Offering HIPAA compliant referral and collaboration capability, TeamLINKS has allowed dental providers the ability to streamline interdisciplinary care for more than 15 years.
In 2012, TeamLINKS achieved CCHIT (The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology) Meaningful Use certification. This achievement has since allowed qualified dental providers the ability to meet the EHR requirement to participate in Meaningful Use. To date, TeamLINKS Meaningful Use providers have received over a million dollars in Meaningful Use incentive money. TeamLINKS Meaningful Use services include: Quality Reporting, E-prescribe with drug/drug and drug/allergy interactions, Orders-CPOE, patient access to EHR through a patient portal, and ability to provide a HIPAA compliant exchange of patient information between providers.
For providers who do not qualify for Meaningful Use, TeamLINKS offers a complete EHR system. Services include:
- HIPAA compliant referral and collaboration-No more faxing or emailing
- Electronic Prescribing
- Drug/drug and drug/allergy interaction check
- Chart documentation
- Arkansas Prior Authorization electronic filing
- Study Club
- Criticare Monitor interface (for OMS customers)
- Patient Education
Click on the TeamLINKS logo above to visit their website.