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Looking back on the course of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, the CDA community has listened, adapted and responded to the tremendous challenges dentists are facing through continued contributions that support members’ most pressing needs.
Gov. Gavin Newsom today laid out a new 2020-21 California budget proposal that slashes billions of dollars in spending in an effort to tackle a massive $54 billion deficit. During the COVID-19 pandemic, California’s revenues plummeted, wiping out the state’s $6 billion surplus.
Medi-Cal Dental providers can now submit claims and be reimbursed for patient consultations by telephone or livestreaming video, DHCS announced in a special edition of its April Provider Bulletin. CDA advocated for DHCS to implement the policy to assist California dentists.
The planned fee reductions affect approximately 2200 endodontists, oral surgeons and periodontists in the Delta Dental Premier network.