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Advocacy Corner: AAE Co-Signs Seven Letters to Congress and Other Policy Makers

The AAE has taken a proactive approach in advocating for the profession by co-signing letters to Congress and other policy makers. These letters address important issues and policies that impact…

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ADA Council Adjusts Approach to CDT Code Enhancement

After a year of extensive study, including the solicitation of feedback from the dental community, the ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs has announced it will alter its approach to…

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AAE Members Drs. Jason F. Foreman and William D. Powell Help Make Save Your Tooth Month Official in Their States

Compiled by Michael Dobrow Save Your Tooth Month was one for the record books this year. In addition to wildly successful media opportunities featuring AAE President Dr. Craig S. Hirschberg…

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Legislative Tracking Update – Dental Loss Ratio Passes in Three States and Stalls in Others

By Catherine French and Michael Dobrow Since the AAE’s last update in March, state lawmakers in Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico have passed legislation addressing Dental Loss Ratios (DLR). With…

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AAE Responds to Misinformation-Ridden Article

Even in the midst of Annual Meeting week, the AAE keeps a close eye out for misinformation online. As a misleading article surfaced on the New York Post’s website, we…

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Five Million New Yorkers to Receive More Dental Coverage Thanks to Lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit won on May 1 by Medicaid recipients across New York will expand Medicaid access to medically necessary dental care, allowing more teeth to be saved rather than…

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An Update on Dental Loss Ratio and AAE Advocacy Efforts 

By Michael Dobrow     In his President’s Message featured in January’s Communiqué, Dr. Stefan I. Zweig alluded to the AAE’s expanding advocacy efforts this year. The 2023 legislative session has…

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2023 CDT Coding Updates

By Elizabeth Shin Perry, D.M.D. 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for endodontists as we are seeing a return to normalcy in dentistry. As we head into…

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Advocacy Corner

Check out the latest letters signed onto by the AAE! Comments on CMS-1772-P— CY 2023 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Proposed Rule (“HOPPS…

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Advocacy Corner August 2022

The AAE recently signed onto the following letters: Physician Dentist Coalition Letter to Committee Leaders re REDI Act Coalition Letter Medicaid Adult Dental Bill Teresa Marshall, Ph.D., is an Ideal…

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