Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
CDA this week took a support position on legislation that would help to protect public health officers in California from threats and attacks by requiring that their personal information be kept confidential.
Sen. Richard Pan, who is also a practicing pediatrician, introduced Senate Bill 483 in response to the escalating personal threats made against public health officers throughout the state.
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 Dental Board of California has not altered the requirements related to how the required basic life support course is to be conducted and completed. A portion of the course may be completed online, but licensees must still complete a live, in-person skills practice session.
Dentists are advised to continue to adhere closely to CDPH guidance, including the recommendation to have two weeks of PPE available.
July 15, 2020: Clarification and new details about the funding have become available since this article was published. Please read "All dentists can apply by July 24 for federal Provider Relief Funds."
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.
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...
Form to request leave under FFCRA for qualified reasons related to COVID-19.
Guides business owners through the required documentation for FFCRA.
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...
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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