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The Affordable Care Act substantially expands oral health care coverage for children. The ADA estimates that it will reduce by 55 percent the number of children without dental coverage.
The VDA thanks all members and VCU dental students who attended the Day on the Hill on January 17, 2014. We were very lucky to have Delegate Bobby Orrock (R-54) speak to the group during breakfast and we appreciate him taking time out of his very busy schedule to attend and meet with our members.
As result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some ADA members began receiving notices stating that their medical insurance would be cancelled as of December 31, 2013. The Council on Members Insurance and Retirement Plans (CMIRP) saw this as an opportunity to enhance member value, as well as to reinforce constituents’ insurance offerings, and began investigating private health insurance exchange options.
The VDA is proud to annouce the launch of its new Leadership Training Series. As part of the 2014 VDA Strategic Plan, Dr. Terry Dickinson, VDA Executive Director, will be publishing a monthly lesson on leadership. Click the link below to check out Lesson One - Why Leadership?
There has never been a better time to purchase through the VDA Services Glove Program, administered by Association Gloves. By leveraging the buying power of thousands of dentists in 14 endorsing states, Association Gloves has negotiated price concessions with its manufacturing partners and UPS to offer VDA members one simple price and free shipping. This change was effective Nov. 1, 2013.
Dr. Kirk Norbo, immediate past president of the VDA, before the ADA House of Delegates as chairman of the Reference Committee on Membership.
CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2013 — The American Dental Association (ADA) has released two new resources to assist dentists with some of the toughest transitions of their careers. The ADA Practical Guides to Valuing a Practice helps dentists understand a practice's true value, not just its monetary worth, while The ADA Practical Guide to Associateships demonstrates the risks and rewards of adding or becoming an associate - from both points of view.
VDA Services is very pleased to announce their most recent endorsement – Miles Global, a national firm dedicated to dental practice consulting, dental team training and education. After a thorough evaluation by the Virginia Dental Services Corporation Board of Directors, Miles Global was selected for endorsement based on their industry-leading consulting services and the value they can bring to VDA member dental offices. Miles Global emphasizes establishing exemplary organized business systems, team accountability, leadership at all levels, customer servi