Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
Dentists late Friday were granted an additional 3 ½ weeks to apply for pandemic relief grants through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal. The previous application deadline was set for today, Aug. 3.
Dentists now have through Aug. 28 to apply for the Provider Relief Fund grants. This article will redirect to the CDA article published Aug. 3.
Richard Barnes, DDS, wants to share a message with his fellow CDA members and California dentists: If eligible for the federal Provider Relief Funds, apply without hesitation.
Dentists with a tax identification number have until Aug. 3 to apply for funding through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.
Dentists now have until Aug. 3 to apply for financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.
Aug. 4: Dentists now have through Aug. 28 to apply for the Provider Relief Funds and much more information is available about the federal grants. Read the latest CDA article.
Dentists who provide care for Medicaid patients (known as Medi-Cal in California) may be eligible to receive financial relief from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
“All eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19” can now apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL advance grant, the Small Business Administration announced June 15.
CDA is encouraging California dentists to contact dental plans to stress the need for stabilization grants that will help sustain their practices in the new COVID-19 environment. With dentists facing dramatically increased costs and decreased patient volumes to comply with new infection control requirements, dental plans need to provide relief now.
The Dentists Insurance Company on April 24 announced premium refunds to policyholders in 15 states affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that has severely impacted the practice of dentistry. Recognizing that dentists are experiencing a reduction of routine and elective patient care in their practices, TDIC is refunding 50% of Professional Liability premiums for two months.