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2021 Access to Care Conference

The event this year is FREE and attendees will receive 3 credit hours of continuing education.

Zoom link will be emailed a few days before the event.

April 27th 
1pm-4pm. Virtual

Title: Being a Medicaid Provider in an Era of Accountability


Dr. Sidney Whitman, pediatric dentist in NJ and chair of CAAP’s Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee (MPAC)
Dr. Allen Finkelstein, CEO Bedford Healthcare Solutions and MPAC member
Dr. Charles Czerepak, pediatric dentist in IL and MPAC member
Dr. Steve Geiermann, senior manager, CAAP (moderator)

Course Description: Despite misconceptions and fears associated with being a Medicaid provider, treating this population can be rewarding and not cut adversely into your bottom line.  Members of the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee will share insights, opportunities and challenges regarding program integrity, compliance, fraud, advocacy and how better to safeguard your practice while providing care to this growing population in an era of increasing accountability and scrutiny.  Special emphasis will be given to the importance of proper documentation of medical necessity. 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Implement efficient practice protocols to safeguard practice viability
  • Protect oneself from unintentional non-compliance resulting in fraud allegations
  • Recruit other Medicaid providers through positive advocacy and role modeling 

Usual Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours