By now, you have probably been exposed to decisions you need to make as a dentist as it relates to Medicare.  Working with legal council, the Arkansas State Dental Association has created a concise, one-page synopsis to help in your decision making process.  While ASDA does not have a recommendation for all dentists to follow, […]

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May 23, 2018 – In a statement issued today by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, dentists are made aware that Medicaid will honor approvals given by Delta Dental or MCNA whose enrollees were deemed ineligible due to residing in a nursing home, Human Development Center, or participation in a PACE program. “The residents that […]

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ADA Supports Two House Bills To Combat Opioid Crisis.

May 16, 2018

Reprinted from ADA Morning Huddle 5/16/18: The ADA News (5/15, Garvin) reports that as part of ongoing efforts “to combat opioid misuse and ensure safer prescribing practices,” the American Dental Association is supporting two billsintroduced by Congress this month. In a May 14 letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member […]

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CMS Replacing Social Security Numbers With Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers On New Medicare Cards

May 14, 2018

Excerpt from ADA Daily Huddle 5/14/18: The ADA News (5/10) reported, “Over the next year, Medicare patients will receive cards with new numbers known as Medicare beneficiary identifiers” and not Social Security numbers. Dentists and other medical professionals are advised by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services “to make sure your system can accept […]

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ASDA Bylaws – updated March 9, 2018

May 10, 2018

Download a PDF version of the ASDA Bylaws that were updated on 3/9/18. Click here to download.

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ASDA General Assembly to Meet June 22

May 10, 2018

A special meeting of the ASDA General Assembly has been called for Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12 noon in the Kitty Hawk Room of the Holiday Inn Conference Center (Airport), located at 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock AR 72206. The purpose of the meeting is to ratify the Executive Council’s nominee for ADA 12th […]

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