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Clarification on Eligibility Reporting in CoreMMIS

IHCP clarifies how eligibility and coverage are reported in CoreMMIS The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) has received a number of inquiries from providers regarding the eligibility and coverage information that CoreMMIS conveys through the IHCP Eligibility Verification System (EVS) options – the Provider Healthcare Portal (Portal), the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, and electronic data interchange (EDI) eligibility […]

4 Ways to Get the Most from the ADA’s New Find-a-Dentist Campaign

The ADA is launching a new, 3-year digital consumer advertising campaign to get more patients in members’ chairs. This $18 million investment is designed to address the “busyness” gap identified by the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI). As part of their research, HPI found that ADA member dentists have the capacity to see more patients. […]

Time is Running Out to Register

Time is running out to register for the 2017 IDA Annual Session & IUSD Alumni Dental Conference June 7-10, 2017 French Lick Resort The 2017 meeting offers 47.5 total hours of live continuing education opportunities and courses are filling up quickly! If you don’t need the CE, register to attend our special events, House of […]

Delta Dental Donation to Support Free Dental Event

The Delta Dental Foundation presented a donation of $50,000 to the Indiana Dental Association Foundation for Dental Health (IFDH) to support the IndianaMOM Mission of Mercy charitable dental event. This is the second sponsorship the Delta Dental Foundation has provided to IndianaMOM, having been the Signature Sponsor to the inaugural event held in 2015. “Delta […]

Update Your Find-a-Dentist Profile

New ADA Advertising Campaign – Starting in Summer 2017 You told the ADA that you wanted more patients, so ADA is investing $18 million in a 3-year digital consumer advertising campaign to direct consumers to make an appointment with an ADA dentist. The focus of this campaign is a new ADA Find-a-Dentist® tool, which provides consumers […]

MOM Charitable Dental Event Needs Volunteers

Charitable Dental Clinic May 12-13, 2017 Indiana State Fairgrounds IndianaMOM (Mission of Mercy) is a two-day, large-scale, charitable dental event scheduled for Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13, 2017. The goal is to provide free, high quality dental care to 2,000 uninsured and underinsured children and adults who cannot afford earnestly needed treatment. Patients will […]

Dentists Encouraged to Raise Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and IDA encourages all member dentists to get involved in helping raise awareness. Oral and pharyngeal cancer kills nearly one person every hour of every day, and almost 50,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year. Sadly, due to the link to the HPV virus, the fastest growing population […]

IDA Glove Program Adds New Savings

The IDA endorsed glove program, administered by Association Gloves & Supplies, brings our members high-quality products at an exceptional value, access to an easy recurring order program and great personal service. You have to purchase gloves, masks and supplies, so why not buy them from Association Gloves & Supplies, the organization that saves you money and supports […]

Medicaid Update: Secondary Dental Claims for Traditional (FFS)

by Dr. Leila Alter UPDATE: April 3, 2017 Hewlett Packard has put together more detailed explanation of how to submit secondary claims on the portal for Traditional (FFS) claims. If a service item paid zero, more detailed explanation is required. One way of adding this information is in the Claim Adjustment Detail Box which would require Adjustment […]

IDA Well Represented at ADA Advocacy Conference

The ADA Advocacy Conference kicked off in Washington, DC, on March 26 in conjunction with the American Student Dental Association’s lobbying event. Over 1,000 dentists, dental students, and association staff are attending the Advocacy Conference (previously called the ADA Washington Leadership Conference), 19 of whom are from Indiana. The March 26-28 event is expected to […]