U.S. Senate report critical of dental clinic chains

The United States Senate has completed a two-year investigation into corporate owned dental practices, according to a report issued Thursday by the Kansas Health Institute.  According to the story published on the KHI website, “the bipartisan report goes so far as to recommend that  the company that...

ADA Offers Free Course on Becoming a Medicaid Provider

The 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...

Sparse turnout at KanCare public forum

Turnout was light at the first KanCare public forum held Tuesday in Topeka.  According to the Kansas Health Institute, only two people offered comments, one a Medicaid provider and the other, a Medicaid recipient. Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Robert Moser said the purpose for the...

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