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The IDA can be your first source for information about practicing dentistry in Indiana. Whether you need a referral for a disability insurance carrier, volunteer opportunities, or answers about HIPAA patient privacy compliance, we can point you in the right direction.

IDA Represented at Indiana GA Organization Day

Indiana lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to kick off annual Organization Day and the Indiana Dental Association was represented at the ceremonial event by Director of Governmental Affairs Ed Popcheff. What is Organization Day?

Anthem Announces ER Benefit Changes

Effective January 1, 2018, Anthem may hold subscribers responsible for charges if they use the ER for non-emergency care In a letter to policyholders, Anthem stated, “As part of Anthem’s ongoing efforts to slow the effects of rising health care, effective January 1, 2018, non-emergency services may not be covered when treated in an emergency […]

HIPAA Compliance Resources Available for Dental Practices

It is highly suggested that all dental practices audit their HIPAA compliance each year, and there are many tools that you and your staff can use to perform your own internal audit. IDA does not currently endorse any HIPAA compliance providers. A service provider erroneously using the IDA name should raise a red flag.

Joseph P. Crowley Installed as ADA President

IDA welcomes 7th District's Dr. Joseph Crowley as the new President of the American Dental Association. We've thoroughly enjoyed working with Dr. Crowley over the years and we know he will serve admirably.

Refinance your student loans with SoFi

Overwhelmed by student debt? Maybe it's time to consider refinancing. Join us for a brief Q&A session with IDA endorsed provider SoFi on Tuesday, November 7, 12:00p ET or Thursday, November 9, at 5:30p. Register here...

Application Deadline Extended for New Council/Committee Leaders

INDIANA DENTISTS: Apply today for new IDA Committee position. Selection process is underway. Committee structure has drastically changed and all members interested in joining an IDA committee must apply for the limited available positions. Deadline to apply is November 10, 2017.

New ADA guideline for evaluating potentially malignant disorders

The American Dental Association has developed new recommendations for evaluating potentially malignant disorders in the oral cavity. The guideline comes after an expert panel convened by the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry conducted a systematic review of the best available evidence.

Task Force Plans New Committee Appointment Process

IDA's councils are about to get smaller, nimble, and more effective! Do you have what it takes to serve?

ProSites Tool Improves Security and Dental Patient Onboarding

The ProSites Premier product suite is now available to all dental offices nationwide. It includes personalized secure website, patient portal with digital patient onboarding forms, secure email, and call tracking to help dental offices understand the return on investment from their online marketing efforts.

IDA Changes Budget Approval Process

Background Information Currently the IDA Bylaws state that the Board of Trustees is to prepare an annual budget for the House of Delegates and the House is given final approval of the budget. Each spring the House approves the Budget for the IDA’s upcoming July 1-June 30 fiscal year.