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Texas Edition  •  January 2021
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Fraud Alert for Healthcare Providers
Fraud Alert for Healthcare Providers

The U.S. Federal Government is warning all healthcare providers about a possible threat from cyber criminals. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), malicious cyber actors are attacking the healthcare sector with Trickbot malware to obtain personal data and disrupt services.

Providers are encouraged to follow these ...

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Fraud Alert for Healthcare Providers

The U.S. Federal Government is warning all healthcare providers about a possible threat from cyber criminals. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), malicious cyber actors are attacking the healthcare sector with Trickbot malware to obtain personal data and disrupt services.

Providers are encouraged to follow these ...

ADA Urges New Administration to Prioritize Oral Health
ADA Urges New Administration to Prioritize Oral Health

American Dental Association (ADA) President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., and Executive Director Kathleen T. O'Loughlin, D.M.D., recently sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris requesting that the new administration focus on the following priorities within the first 100 days:

  • Hiring a permanent Chief Dental Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The administration needs to include ...
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ADA Urges New Administration to Prioritize Oral Health

American Dental Association (ADA) President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., and Executive Director Kathleen T. O'Loughlin, D.M.D., recently sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris requesting that the new administration focus on the following priorities within the first 100 days:

  • Hiring a permanent Chief Dental Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The administration needs to include ...
New Address for Paper Claims Submission
New Address for Paper Claims Submission

MCNA has established a new mailing address for the submission of hard copy claims. Starting immediately, all paper claims submitted to MCNA on an ADA Claim Form should be sent to the following address:

MCNA Dental
PO Box 23920
Oakland Park, FL 33307

We encourage your office to take advantage of fast, free electronic claims submission using MCNA's online Provider Portal. Our electronic claim form is easy to use and allows you to attach all necessary documentation to your claims at no additional cost. Set up your account today at https://portal.mcna.net and discover all that MCNA's Provider Portal has to offer!

MCNA Updates
New Address for Paper Claims Submission

MCNA has established a new mailing address for the submission of hard copy claims. Starting immediately, all paper claims submitted to MCNA on an ADA Claim Form should be sent to the following address:

MCNA Dental
PO Box 23920
Oakland Park, FL 33307

We encourage your office to take advantage of fast, free electronic claims submission using MCNA's online Provider Portal. Our electronic claim form is easy to use and allows you to attach all necessary documentation to your claims at no additional cost. Set up your account today at https://portal.mcna.net and discover all that MCNA's Provider Portal has to offer!

Go Green with MCNA!
Go Green with MCNA!

We encourage our entire network of dental providers to go green in their offices. To help you accomplish this, we provide many online tools and services through our free Provider Portal, including:

  • Electronic claims submission
  • National Electronic Attachment (NEA) FastAttach capabilities
  • Instant online eligibility check
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for payments
  • Electronic Remittance Advice (RA)

If you have a question about how MCNA helps you go green, please call our Provider Hotline at 1-855-776-6262 (8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

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Go Green with MCNA!

We encourage our entire network of dental providers to go green in their offices. To help you accomplish this, we provide many online tools and services through our free Provider Portal, including:

  • Electronic claims submission
  • National Electronic Attachment (NEA) FastAttach capabilities
  • Instant online eligibility check
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for payments
  • Electronic Remittance Advice (RA)

If you have a question about how MCNA helps you go green, please call our Provider Hotline at 1-855-776-6262 (8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

Celebrate the Tooth Fairy!
Celebrate the Tooth Fairy!

Remember to celebrate the Tooth Fairy with your youngest patients on February 28 and encourage good dental habits every day at home! This children's character provides much needed comfort to kids during what can be a stressful time. It also gives you a great opportunity to share with children and their families that losing teeth is a natural process and that it's part of growing up so there is nothing to fear.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has a collection of fun tooth fairy resources that you can print and distribute in your office. Check out the ADA's website today to find these resources and much more!

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Celebrate the Tooth Fairy!

Remember to celebrate the Tooth Fairy with your youngest patients on February 28 and encourage good dental habits every day at home! This children's character provides much needed comfort to kids during what can be a stressful time. It also gives you a great opportunity to share with children and their families that losing teeth is a natural process and that it's part of growing up so there is nothing to fear.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has a collection of fun tooth fairy resources that you can print and distribute in your office. Check out the ADA's website today to find these resources and much more!

MCNA's Kids Zone
MCNA's Kids Zone

The MCNA Kids Zone hosts our library of entertaining videos, fun games, and downloadable flyers and activities for everyone to enjoy. These interactive features are designed to engage our members and their families while providing them with education about maintaining good oral health.

Our newest video, the Plight of Plaque, is available to view on MCNA's Kids Zone. This adventure introduces MCNA's Smile Squad, a team of dental superheroes who save the day from disease and decay. Watch it at https://kids.mcna.net/videos/ and share it with your patients!

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MCNA's Kids Zone

The MCNA Kids Zone hosts our library of entertaining videos, fun games, and downloadable flyers and activities for everyone to enjoy. These interactive features are designed to engage our members and their families while providing them with education about maintaining good oral health.

Our newest video, the Plight of Plaque, is available to view on MCNA's Kids Zone. This adventure introduces MCNA's Smile Squad, a team of dental superheroes who save the day from disease and decay. Watch it at https://kids.mcna.net/videos/ and share it with your patients!

National Children's Dental Health Month - February 2021
National Children's Dental Health Month - February 2021

February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM). The American Dental Association (ADA) created this special month to help everyone be more aware of the benefits of good oral health for children. The NCDHM slogan for this year is "Water, Nature's Drink!" Remind your young patients that good dental habits should include choosing water over other drinks.

The ADA has created free and fun posters to help children remember to choose water. You can view and print them from the ADA's NCDHM website. Children and their families can also learn more from the ADA about water and oral health on the MouthHealthy website.

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National Children's Dental Health Month - February 2021

February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM). The American Dental Association (ADA) created this special month to help everyone be more aware of the benefits of good oral health for children. The NCDHM slogan for this year is "Water, Nature's Drink!" Remind your young patients that good dental habits should include choosing water over other drinks.

The ADA has created free and fun posters to help children remember to choose water. You can view and print them from the ADA's NCDHM website. Children and their families can also learn more from the ADA about water and oral health on the MouthHealthy website.