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Texas Edition  •  October 2020
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Rural Health Care Surge Readiness Portal Now Open
Rural Health Care Surge Readiness Portal Now Open

A new online resource is now available for dental and other health care providers in rural communities in response to the financial and logistic challenges that they continue to face during the ongoing pandemic. This portal also offers important behavioral health resources, including guidance to help health care workers at the frontlines of COVID-19 avoid burnout. Go to the Rural Health Information Hub website for easy access to the Rural Health Care Surge Readiness Portal. Visit the Provider and Healthcare Workers in Ambulatory Care section to get the resources that are most applicable to dentists and dental staff.

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Rural Health Care Surge Readiness Portal Now Open

A new online resource is now available for dental and other health care providers in rural communities in response to the financial and logistic challenges that they continue to face during the ongoing pandemic. This portal also offers important behavioral health resources, including guidance to help health care workers at the frontlines of COVID-19 avoid burnout. Go to the Rural Health Information Hub website for easy access to the Rural Health Care Surge Readiness Portal. Visit the Provider and Healthcare Workers in Ambulatory Care section to get the resources that are most applicable to dentists and dental staff.

Healthy People 2030
Healthy People 2030

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 10-year plan to address the nation's most critical public health issues. The Healthy People 2030 report outlines 355 priority areas which HHS intends to focus on in the next 10 years. The plan includes new objectives to help people with opioid use disorders, reduce the number of minors who use e-cigarettes, and provide more resources for COVID-19. This comprehensive plan was developed by the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and ...

MCNA Updates
Healthy People 2030

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 10-year plan to address the nation's most critical public health issues. The Healthy People 2030 report outlines 355 priority areas which HHS intends to focus on in the next 10 years. The plan includes new objectives to help people with opioid use disorders, reduce the number of minors who use e-cigarettes, and provide more resources for COVID-19. This comprehensive plan was developed by the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and ...

Requesting Interpreter Services through MCNA
Requesting Interpreter Services through MCNA

If a member speaks a language not spoken by your office staff, MCNA can arrange for free interpreter services, including interpretation of American Sign Language (ASL), to help ensure that dental care and treatment is presented in a member's preferred or primary language.

You may request interpreter services by sending an email to interpreterservices@mcna.net. You may also contact our Provider Hotline at 1-855-776-6262 (8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

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Requesting Interpreter Services through MCNA

If a member speaks a language not spoken by your office staff, MCNA can arrange for free interpreter services, including interpretation of American Sign Language (ASL), to help ensure that dental care and treatment is presented in a member's preferred or primary language.

You may request interpreter services by sending an email to interpreterservices@mcna.net. You may also contact our Provider Hotline at 1-855-776-6262 (8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday).

Correcting Overpayments from MCNA
Correcting Overpayments from MCNA

Are you aware of the actions required to correct an overpayment received from MCNA? In accordance with 42 CFR § 438.608(d)(2), any network provider who determines that they have received an overpayment from MCNA must notify us in writing of the reason for the overpayment and return the funds within 60 calendar days of the date on which the overpayment was identified.

The provider's office may return the overpayment by check, or may choose to have the amount ...

MCNA Updates
Correcting Overpayments from MCNA

Are you aware of the actions required to correct an overpayment received from MCNA? In accordance with 42 CFR § 438.608(d)(2), any network provider who determines that they have received an overpayment from MCNA must notify us in writing of the reason for the overpayment and return the funds within 60 calendar days of the date on which the overpayment was identified.

The provider's office may return the overpayment by check, or may choose to have the amount ...

National Museum of Dentistry
National Museum of Dentistry

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland, proudly preserves and presents the history of dentistry in the United States and around the world. Opened in 1996, the museum is located at the home of America's first dental school at University of Maryland. On display are unique dentistry artifacts and exhibits on oral health, as well as stories about distinct dental professionals and their contributions. In 2003, the museum was designated by Congress as the official museum of the dental profession. Experience the museum at the safety of your home or office by taking a virtual tour at National Museum of Dentistry-Virtual Tour.

Dental Artwork
National Museum of Dentistry

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland, proudly preserves and presents the history of dentistry in the United States and around the world. Opened in 1996, the museum is located at the home of America's first dental school at University of Maryland. On display are unique dentistry artifacts and exhibits on oral health, as well as stories about distinct dental professionals and their contributions. In 2003, the museum was designated by Congress as the official museum of the dental profession. Experience the museum at the safety of your home or office by taking a virtual tour at National Museum of Dentistry-Virtual Tour.

Smile Podcast for Kids
Smile Podcast for Kids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prepared an exciting podcast for your little patients! The Smile! podcast is a fun activity for kids to listen to and enjoy while they are at your office for a visit. The podcast is part of the CDC Kidtastics series in which kids present information on how to keep our teeth and mouth healthy.

Please click here to explore this and other podcasts in the CDC Kidtastics series.

Children's Corner
Smile Podcast for Kids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prepared an exciting podcast for your little patients! The Smile! podcast is a fun activity for kids to listen to and enjoy while they are at your office for a visit. The podcast is part of the CDC Kidtastics series in which kids present information on how to keep our teeth and mouth healthy.

Please click here to explore this and other podcasts in the CDC Kidtastics series.

National Brush Day
National Brush Day
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