ADA Offers Free Course on Becoming a Medicaid Provider

AS13_180x150The ADA is encouraging dentists to register for a free course at its upcoming Annual Session in New Orleans. The course, Maintaining your Sanity and Practice Viability as a Medicaid Provider, is scheduled for Thursday, October 31 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Course Description

Despite misconceptions and fears associated with being a Medicaid provider, treating this population can be rewarding and contribute positively to your bottom line.  Medicaid providers will share three effective practice models and opportunities/challenges regarding compliance, fraud, advocacy and more.
After this course, you will be able to:

  • Implement efficient, productive practice protocols to enhance practice viability
  • Recognize and avoid fraud and abuse allegations
  • Learn to be a positive advocate for Medicaid providers

Main Speakers include:

  • Dr. Sidney Whitman
  • Dr. Allen Finkelstein

Practical vignettes will be offered by:

  • Dr. Charles Czerepak, pediatric dentist, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dr. Thomas Underwood, general dentist, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dr. Nagaraja Murthy, general dentist, Compton, California
  • Dr. Howard Elson, pediatric dentist, McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Lynn Mouden, chief dental officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Ms. Mary Foley, executive director, Medicaid CHIP State Dental Association

This course is currently booked into a room with a capacity of 111. By registering early for this free course, the ADA Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee is hoping for a 350-person capacity space.