Time waits for no one, nor do changes to HIPAA rules. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protects patients' interests. To reinforce that protection—and protect your practice at the same time—consider purchasing the updated ADA Complete HIPAA Compliance Kit (J598).
New Orleans—Back for its seventh year, the ADA's award-winning Education in the Round courses bring the dental operatory into the classroom at the 2013 Annual Session, giving learners a chance to experience live-patient procedures in real time.
Starting this week, visit ADA.org/session to see the latest updates in the 2013 ADA Annual Session Preliminary Program or download and print a revised version that includes new courses and speakers recently added to the continuing education lineup.
Washington—The Indian Health Service should consult with state dental associations on a pilot project for credentialing dentists, the House Appropriations Committee recommended in a report posted online July 31.
Washington—The American Dental Political Action Committee received $1,174,166 from ADA members in 2012 and contributed $1,644,344 to federal candidates and committees, according to ADPAC's first annual report.