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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Dr. Willard “Russell” Riggs went to be with his Lord and Savior January 26, 2020 at Washington Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. Russell was born in Springfield, Missouri on August 24, 1934 to Elaine Russell Riggs and Willard Roe Riggs. He was raised in Rogers and was a 1952 graduate of Rogers High […]

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ADA Practice Transitions To Expand Nationally In October

September 10, 2020

Reprinted from ADA Morning Huddle, 9/10/20 – The ADA News (9/9, Solana) discusses “ADA Practice Transitions (ADAPT), a service backed by the ADA focused on helping dentists make the process of joining or leaving a practice predictable and successful.” After first piloting the service in Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin, […]

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New DEA Fee Schedule Takes Effect Oct. 1

September 1, 2020

Reprinted from ADA Morning Huddle, 9/2/20 – The ADA News (8/31, Garvin) reports, “The ADA is encouraging dentists with Drug Enforcement Agency prescribing licenses that expire before Oct. 31 to renew them ahead of the agency’s new fee schedule.” The new DEA fee schedule for registration and re-registration for a three-year DEA certification is set […]

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HHS Extends Provider Relief Fund Deadline To Sept. 13

August 28, 2020

(Reprinted from ADA Morning Huddle, Thurs, August 27, 2020) The ADA News (8/26, Garvin) reported that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline to Sept. 13 for all dentists to apply for funding through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.         The article said that the ADA has created […]

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New Online Tool Offers Resources For Health Care Providers In Rural Communities

August 17, 2020

The ADA News (8/14) reported that “the Federal COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Working Group has launched the Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness web portal, a new online tool offering resources and information for health care providers, including dentists, in rural communities.” Providers can use the new portal to “find the information they need to prepare for or […]

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