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State, feds obtain $5.1 million settlement in Medicaid dental fraud - Washington Times Herald

Tue, 2018-11-06 04:09

State, feds obtain $5.1 million settlement in Medicaid dental fraud
Washington Times Herald
INDIANAPOLIS—Two dental firms have agreed to a $5.1 million settlement after being accused of submitting false claims for payment to Indiana's Medicaid program. Between Jan. 1, 2009 and Sept. 3, 2013, Samson Dental is accused of violation of Indiana's ...
AG Curtis Hill and federal authorities announce $5.1 million settlement with dental firmsWIMS AM 1420

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Delta Dental Community Care Foundation awards $75000 grant to Mission of Mercy - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2018-11-06 03:51

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation awards $75000 grant to Mission of Mercy
PR Newswire (press release)
6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today that it awarded Mission of Mercy a $75,000 grant to support its mobile dental clinic operating in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mission of Mercy is a nonprofit organization ...

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Dental hygiene is a key to senior health - santabarbarafamilylife.com

Tue, 2018-11-06 03:49

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Dental hygiene is a key to senior health
santabarbarafamilylife.com
Dental hygiene is one of the maintenance tasks that can be easily overlooked. There are some common problems, from swollen gums to periodontal disease to dry mouth, that may directly impact whole-body health. Dental hygiene is just as important as ...

Kitchener dental clinic offers to buy your Halloween candy - KitchenerToday.com

Tue, 2018-11-06 02:25

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Kitchener dental clinic offers to buy your Halloween candy
KitchenerToday.com
A dental clinic in Kitchener says they will buy all of your leftover candy for one dollar per pound. The purpose of the initiative is more than just to save you from a massive, Halloween-induced tooth-ache. Doctor Kim Blanchar is an organizer. She said ...

Indiana AG, US attorney in Kentucky settle with dental firms - WRTV Indianapolis

Mon, 2018-11-05 20:37

WRTV Indianapolis

Indiana AG, US attorney in Kentucky settle with dental firms
WRTV Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general and a federal prosecutor in Kentucky have reached a nearly $5.2 million settlement with two dental firms accused of Medicaid fraud. Attorney General Curtis Hill announced the settlement Monday with U.S. ...

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Five on 5 – Annette Leong -Oregon Community Foundations Children's Dental Health Initiative - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Mon, 2018-11-05 20:34

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Five on 5 – Annette Leong -Oregon Community Foundations Children's Dental Health Initiative
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
On Tonight's Five on 5, we are joined by Annette Leong from the Oregon Community Foundations Children's Dental Health Initiative discussing the need for focus on children's dental care throughout the state, strategies on helping prevent tooth decay ...

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Philadelphia Eagle Rodney McCleod Teaches HB Wilson About Dental Hygiene - TAPinto.net

Mon, 2018-11-05 18:27

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Philadelphia Eagle Rodney McCleod Teaches HB Wilson About Dental Hygiene
TAPinto.net
CAMDEN, NJ— Most children do not dance and sing when they are told they have to visit the dentist. That was not the case at HB Wilson Family School Monday morning, when students were dancing and singing in their Philadelphia Eagles gear inside the ...

Indiana AG, US attorney in Kentucky settle with dental firms - Lexington Herald Leader

Mon, 2018-11-05 16:53

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Indiana AG, US attorney in Kentucky settle with dental firms
Lexington Herald Leader
Indiana's attorney general and a federal prosecutor in Kentucky have reached a nearly $5.2 million settlement with two dental firms accused of Medicaid fraud. Attorney General Curtis Hill announced the settlement Monday with U.S. Attorney Russell M.
AG's office secures $5.1 million dental clinic settlementIndiana Lawyer
Indiana AG announces $5.1 million settlement with dental firmsTriStateHomepage.com

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Dentists volunteer to help people without insurance at Langley church - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:30

CityNews Vancouver

Dentists volunteer to help people without insurance at Langley church
CityNews Vancouver
LANGLEY (NEWS 1130) – Over the last two days, around 200 people without dental insurance received free dental work at a local church. Langley's Church in the Valley hosted around two dozen dentists who volunteered their time, helping people on low ...

Veterans can get free dental care Nov. 15 - AdVantageNEWS.com

Mon, 2018-11-05 15:07

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Veterans can get free dental care Nov. 15
AdVantageNEWS.com
The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine will provide free dental care to veterans on Thursday, Nov. 15, during its inaugural Veteran's Care Day. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by contacting the dental school's Valerie ...

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Why you should consider implementing online scheduling in your dental practice - Dentistry IQ

Mon, 2018-11-05 13:55

Dentistry IQ

Why you should consider implementing online scheduling in your dental practice
Dentistry IQ
Your patients are busy people, and they often do not have time to call your office during the workday to schedule appointments. Even when they do find a few minutes to jump on the phone, they're often placed on hold or told the team is out to lunch ...

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Dental Cos. Ink $5.1M Deal To End False Claims Accusations - Law360

Mon, 2018-11-05 12:16

Dental Cos. Ink $5.1M Deal To End False Claims Accusations
Law360
Law360 (November 5, 2018, 3:16 PM EST) -- Two related dental firms have agreed to pay more than $5.1 million to settle accusations made in federal court that they wrongly filed false claims to Indiana's Medicaid program, the federal government and the ...

Unum Acquires Dental HMO In Southern California - The Chattanoogan

Mon, 2018-11-05 11:34

Unum Acquires Dental HMO In Southern California
The Chattanoogan
Today's announcement is the company's first step to expanding Unum's dental portfolio to include a DHMO product. PrimeCare provides Unum with unique DHMO expertise and access to a Knox-Keene license required to operate health maintenance ...

Free Dental Care at SIU School of Dental Medicine's Inaugural Veteran's Care Day - AdVantageNEWS.com

Mon, 2018-11-05 11:17

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Free Dental Care at SIU School of Dental Medicine's Inaugural Veteran's Care Day
AdVantageNEWS.com
Free Dental Care at SIU School of Dental Medicine's Inaugural Veteran's Care Day, Nov. 15. The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) will provide FREE dental care to veterans on Thursday, Nov. 15 during its inaugural Veteran ...

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Free dental care for veterans offered Nov. 10 - Chicago Daily Herald

Mon, 2018-11-05 10:59

Free dental care for veterans offered Nov. 10
Chicago Daily Herald
Dentists, hygienists and staff from 10 different Chicago area dentist offices are joining together to provide free oral health care to military veterans in honor of their service to the U.S.. Nearly 60 volunteers from DecisionOne Dental Group will join ...

Indiana AG announces $5.1 million settlement with dental firms - TriStateHomepage.com

Mon, 2018-11-05 10:08

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Indiana AG announces $5.1 million settlement with dental firms
TriStateHomepage.com
The Attorney General's Office announces a $5.1 million settlement with two dental firms. This settlement claims that ImmediaDent of Indiana, LLC improperly billed Indinaa Medicaid for dental services. The other firm, Samson Dental, LLC, provides ...

Mahan Village Dental Care to host free dentistry day on Saturday - Tallahassee.com

Mon, 2018-11-05 08:23

Tallahassee.com

Mahan Village Dental Care to host free dentistry day on Saturday
Tallahassee.com
Dr. Kanesha Cole, Dr. Gina Nicoloso and team at Mahan Village Dental Care, along with the assistance of Dr. Ray Montalvo and Dr. Victoria Jones of Family Dentistry at SouthWood and Dr. Jason Carter and Dr. Bridget Callaway of Thomasville Road Dental ...

AG's office secures $5.1 million dental clinic settlement - Indiana Lawyer

Mon, 2018-11-05 08:01

AG's office secures $5.1 million dental clinic settlement
Indiana Lawyer
The Indiana Attorney General's Office has helped secure a $5.1 million settlement with two dental firms accused of improperly billing Indiana Medicaid for unperformed or unnecessary dental services. The settlement, reached in conjunction with U.S ...

Antibiotic Guidelines for Dental Patients Should be Changed, Study Says - Infection Control Today

Mon, 2018-11-05 06:37

Infection Control Today

Antibiotic Guidelines for Dental Patients Should be Changed, Study Says
Infection Control Today
New research has revealed the impact a change in U.S. guidelines had on the prescribing of antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent a life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE) in patients before undergoing invasive dental treatment ...
Study supports the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in high-risk dental patientsMedical Xpress
Study Supports Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures in High Risk PatientsMedicalResearch.com (blog)

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