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American Dental Association

Advocacy Update
Government and Public Affairs

A New Twist in the Non-Covered Services Fight


A New Twist in the Non-Covered Services Fight

With the majority of states having adopted laws prohibiting dental benefit plans from capping fees on non-covered services (NCS) in the last couple of years, it seemed that dentistry had succeeded in protecting many dentists’ ability to set their fees on services plans do not cover.

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Congress News
ADA to DEA: Fee Increases Would Unfairly Affect Dental Practices

ADA to DEA: Fee Increases Would Unfairly Affect Dental Practices

With the Drug Enforcement Administration again proposing to increase fees on manufacturers, distributors and prescribers, the ADA has asked for the agency to re-evaluate its methodology in order to ensure that the increases are distributed in a more equitable way.

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Public Affairs
Big Health Care Changes Coming in 2014; How Will They Affect Dentistry?

Big Health Care Changes Coming in 2014; How Will They Affect Dentistry?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) that the president signed into law last year would alter both the way some Americans get their health care coverage and the rules by which insurance companies do business. But most of the biggest changes won’t occur until Jan. 1, 2014.

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