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Member-exclusive meeting series to answer the most pressing questions about what's next for getting dentists back to practice and CDA's advocacy efforts.
Contact your dental plans to urge financial relief.
The American Dental Association has released a COVID-19 & Lab Testing Requirements Toolkit to aid dentists who are interested in incorporating rapid point-of-care testing in their practice. To assist members with California-specific requirements, CDA’s Clinical Care Workgroup will release additional POC testing guidance next month.
HHS is accepting applications Oct. 5-Nov. 6 for the latest round of Provider Relief Funding intended to help health care providers suffering economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Phase-3 General Distribution funding is open for the first time to dentists who began practicing Jan. 1 through March 31.
Employees in California may be entitled to workers’ compensation if they test positive for COVID-19 or if their place of employment experiences an “outbreak” of COVID-19 as defined by legislation signed into law Sept. 17 by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
HHS announced last week that it was releasing an additional $20 billion in a new phase ― Phase 3 ― of the Provider Relief Fund, which was created in April by the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to help health care providers suffering economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dental assistants and dental hygienists in California who have not been able to complete their RDA and RDH programs and therefore take the required examinations and obtain their licenses due to COVID-19 restrictions now have additional time to satisfy the exam requirements.
For location-specific information, visit the CDC website for county-specific guidance. Additional information is available at the California Department of Public Health website.
CDA has developed the following reference to help members understand the roles of each of the organizations involved
Here’s how the ADA Code of Ethics applies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flow chart to help dentists navigate COVID-19 SBA loans and application process.
Source: American Dental Association
There are multiple Small Business Administration (SBA) loan options available for employers. This fact sheet from the ADA provides details and guidance for dentists.
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.
View more resources in the Practice Support Resource Library.
CDA Endorsed Programs offer additional support and resources for CDA members to address COVID-19 concerns.
Financial Assistance for Small Business Clients
Check out Bank of America's COVID-19 resources for small businesses and read more about financial assistance offerings below:
Bank of America is committed to supporting you during these unprecedented times. We've expanded our ongoing Client Assistance Program, which offers waived fees on certain accounts and deferred credit card, mortgage and auto loan payments.
If you are facing a financial hardship, please contact us or submit a payment deferral request by using the online tool or by using Erica®, our virtual financial assistant in mobile banking. If you are not enrolled in online banking, enroll now to access our online tools.
HR for Health offers complete toolkit to help your practice and staff during COVID-19 — Text CDACOVID to 44222 to request.
As part of the broader COVID-19 efforts, CareCredit will waive the following provider fees from April through August 2020:
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