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  • Annual Session offers several free CE courses

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The ODA Annual Session registration fee includes the ability to earn up to 20 free CE credits.

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  • Thank you ...

    by Christopher Connell, DDS - ODA President
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    My time as president of the Ohio Dental Association is drawing to a close. As I look back, there are so many who help contribute to the success of the ODA and I want them to know how valuable and important they are, long after my time in leadership has concluded.

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  • Court cases raise questions regarding dental specialty advertising rules

    by David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Two recent federal court cases have raised significant issues about how dentists may advertise related to the services they provide.

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  • ACA rule requires some dental offices to post notices

    by Nathan E. DeLong, Esq. - ODA Director of Legal & Legislative Services
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act to protect individuals from discrimination in health care on basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability and sex, including discrimination based on pregnancy, gender identity and sex stereotyping.

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  • Actions of third-party credentialing organization raise concerns

    by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    In 2008, the Ohio General Assembly passed the Healthcare Simplification Act. One provision of this law, Ohio Revised Code 3963.05, required the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) to prescribe the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) credentialing application form in electronic or paper format for physicians.

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  • Demo Day

    by Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Matthew J. Messina, DDS - Executive Editor

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  • Gov. Kasich appoints new members to OSDB

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently appointed Dr. Michael Ginder and Dr. Kumar Subramanian to the Ohio State Dental Board.

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  • NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program accepting applications

    by ODA Staff
    9/1/2016
    ODA Today

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service (S2S) Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications.

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  • Exhibit Hall at 2016 ODA Annual Session offers comprehensive, efficient shopping experience

    by Jackie Best - Managing Editor
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    The Exhibit Hall at the 2016 ODA Annual Session will be a comprehensive, efficient way for dental practices to shop for equipment and products. Plus the Exhibit Hall will also be taking part in the ODA's 150th anniversary celebration.

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  • ODA, ODAF partner with health clinics to provide blood pressure cuffs

    by ODA Staff
    8/9/2016
    ODA Today

    The Ohio Dental Association and the ODA Foundation have teamed up with the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) to incorporate blood pressure screenings during oral health visits at community health centers. The Ohio Dental Association Foundation is providing funding assistance for this initiative.

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The views expressed in the monthly columns of the “ODA Today” are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the view of the Ohio Dental Association (ODA). The columns are intended to offer opinions, information and general guidance and should not be construed as legal advice or as an endorsement by the ODA. Dentists should always seek the advice of their own legal counsel regarding specific circumstances.