11 Mar ADA and IDA Resources on COVID-19
Below is a list of helpful links and materials that are regularly updated as new information is received. Dentists will find the FAQs in particular very helpful. In addition, if you have a question that is not addressed in the FAQs, the ADA encourages you to submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The ADA will respond as soon as possible. Not only does this help you get your questions answered quickly, it helps the ADA track questions and respond the issues most important to members.
- ADA handout for dentists
- ADA COVID-19 information page
- ADA COVID-19 FAQs
- Information for patients
- Email the ADA with your COVID-19 questions and concerns
- IDA COVID-19 online toolkit
Providing crucial information for you and your practice is part of the value of your tripartite membership. Please know that the IDA and ADA are walking with you during this national challenge.
Telemedicine Now Offered for Free for IDA Insurance Trust Members
The IDA Insurance Trust has decided to expand the services available through LiveHealth Online for the next 90 days. All services will be available through LiveHealth Online at no cost until June 15, 2020. The Trustees understand the enormity of the current issue and want to help Trust participants and their families.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, if you’re showing symptoms of a cold or another minor medical issue, you have the option to access a medical professional from your smartphone or computer. Click here for instructions on how to access the system.
Special Notice for IDA Insurance Trust Members
The IDA Insurance Trust is working to keep you safe and healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why we have decided to offer testing for COVID-19 at no cost to our participants and family members covered under the medical plan.
If you test positive for COVID-19 and require medical treatment, the standard terms and conditions of the medical plan will apply.
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.