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Supreme Court Considers if Pro...

Originally posted by the Kansas Health Institute. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could block hospitals, doctors — or anyone else — from suing states over inadequate payment rates for providers who participate in the Medicaid program...

Dentist and Dental Hygienist B...

Originally posted by U.S. News & World Report. The Best Jobs of 2015 Each year, U.S. News faces a tall task: Ranking jobs to highlight those that are better than most. The problem? There isn’t one type of worker who wants one type of job to fit one type of...

FDA Approves New Hydrocodone P...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an extended-release hydrocodone product with properties that can reduce abuse of the drug. Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) is an opioid analgesic that can...

Women of HighHeels & Hand...

        On Friday, January 9, HighHeels & Handpieces held an event to bring together not only women dentists, but also the female students from UMKC School of Dentistry. About 45 women met at Teocali Mexican Restaurant, located at 2512 Holmes St, near the...

ADCF Welcomes New Executive Di...

The America’s Dentists Care Foundation has announced that Bill Blasing will now serve as the organization’s Executive Director, effective Monday, January 5, 2015. Most recently, Blasing has been T-Mobile’s Care Team manager, and has previous...

KMOM Salina Volunteer Registra...

  Register Now Volunteer registration for the 2014 Kansas Mission of Mercy dental project in Salina is now open.  The 14th Kansas Mission of Mercy event will take place on February 13 – 14, 2015 at the Bicentennial Center. All registrations for the KMOM...

Cigna Postpones Launching Dent...

Originally published by the American Dental Association. Cigna is postponing the implementation of its proposed dentist rating system after months of negotiation with the ADA. Cigna announced in the fall that in 2015 it would launch what it called a cost-effectiveness...

Save on ADA HIPAA and OSHA Com...

Gain the most knowledge for the best value with the ADA HIPAA and OSHA Compliance Kit.  This comprehensive kit includes everything you need to stay on top of HIPAA and OSHA regulations: OSHA Compliance Manual and CD-ROM OSHA Training Workbook and DVD HIPAA...

KDA Announces New Practice Fin...

The Kansas Dental Association (KDA) is pleased to begin a new partnership with UMB Bank for practice finance solutions!  UMB has been at the forefront of banking for more than 100 years with a client-focused commitment that is unmatched in the banking business.  The...

Resolution OKs Social Media Ca...

Originally published by the American Dental Association. In response to reports from dentists and dental associations nationwide of escalating anti-fluoridation messages reaching their communities, the ADA House of Delegates approved a resolution calling for the ADA to...