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KDA Video Minute

May 15, 2018: A brief legislative update and information on upcoming KDA events.

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2018 KDA Class Project Contest Winner

Congratulations to Larissa Whitney, Julie Mohi, and the third grade students at Lincoln Elementary School in Hays, KS!

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Experience the ADA Seal in 360°

There’s a secret to keeping your family’s smiles healthy at home – and on the go. Explore this interactive video to find out.

MouthHealthy: Any Age, Any Stage

Whether you’re 8 or 80, dental health is key. Get tips, advice and healthy habits for your whole family.

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Water Fluoridation

5 reasons why fluoride is great and the 70+ years of research behind it.

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KDA News Updates & Notices

Information from KDHE Radiation Control Program

Radiation has been a hot topic over the last ​year due to dental office inspections and the most recent email/letter sent by KDHE Radiation Control Program regarding continuing education. Both have prompted many questions from member dentists regarding radiation regulations.

In an effort to help our members, the KDA sat down with representatives from KDHE radiation control program to discuss ways we could better inform dentists of the responsibilities in their dental offices, pertaining to radiation. 

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American Dental Association Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The ADA has announced a new policy on opioids supporting mandates on prescription limits and continuing education in what could be the first of its kind among major health care professional organizations.

The policy promotes ADA support of:

  • Mandatory continuing education in prescribing opioids and other controlled substances.
  • Statutory limits on opioid dosage and duration of no more than seven days for the treatment of acute pain, consistent with the CDC evidence-based guidelines.
  • Dentists registering with and utilizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) to promote the appropriate use of opioids and deter misuse and abuse.
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CMS Finalizes Rule Rescinding Medicare Parts C, D Enrollment Requirements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have published a final rule revising the Medicare Advantage program (Part C) regulations and Prescription Drug Benefit program (Part D) regulations and to implement certain provisions of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

The final rule rescinds a previously announced rule that would have required dentists who provide dental care and prescriptions for Medicare Advantage patients and Part D beneficiaries to be enrolled in Medicare or to have opted out in order for their services to be covered.

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KMAP System Upgrade Completed

The Kansas Medical Assistance Program (KMAP) is pleased to announce that the Kansas Modular Medicaid System (KMMS) for Provider Enrollment (PE) and Automated Voice Response System (AVRS) is available and ready.

The URL is live and ready for providers to enroll through the portal. 

Please reference General Bulletin 18056 for additional information.

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