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A Call To Action from Our ADA President!

This week, Committees in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering legislation to expand Medicare to include a dental benefit. As written, the draft proposal WILL impact your patients and your practice.  

If you don’t make your voice heard now, Congress will make this decision for you, your practice and your patients!

I am asking you to write to your Representative to oppose the proposal currently before the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees.

This proposal would put dental care in Medicare Part B, which is physician focused and does not take into consideration the differences between physician offices and dental offices. Specifically, Part B would require significant administrative, technical and programmatic requirements that would not best serve older patients seeking access to oral health care.  Additionally, the Part B fee schedule would not adequately reimburse dentists.

The ADA has proposed an alternative approach to expand access to oral health care for seniors that adheres to the ADA’s policy which was adopted at the House of Delegates in 2020.

Write your Congressional Representative and tell them that you oppose the current legislative proposal being considered by the House committees and urge them to consider alternative approaches that would not only reflect dentistry’s unique delivery of care, but would actually provide oral health care to seniors who need it most.

Thank you for being an advocate,

Dr. Dan Klemmedson
President, American Dental Association 

To easily contact your representatives click:  Take Action Now!

Below is the video of our GKAS Event in May
at the Bayview Ave. School in Freeport

  • GKAS 2022 at the Bayview Ave. School Video Our 2022 GKAS event was held at the Bayview Ave. School of Arts & Science in Freeport, NY. This was our first "in-school" event in the 19 year history of our program as well as the first time we did a combined indoor and outdoor event. The 550 students there received free dental exams, fluoride treatments, sealants, oral hygiene instructions and nutrition education by our 100 volunteers. The Lion’s Club of Long Beach also provided free eye exams. We thank our wonderful Volunteers as well as Dr. Mary Garguilo, Principal of the Bayview Ave. School, Mr. Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health, the New York State Dental Foundation, Sports Depot, The Long Beach Lion's Club, Fidelis Care, Liberty Dental, and Vivo Entertainment for their help in making this day possible as well as Michael Krien of Patkin Photography for putting together this wonderful video.

 

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