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WIDPAC update: Great success at the House of Delegates!

The Wisconsin Dental Association House of Delegates doubles as the single largest fundraising event for Wisconsin Dental Political Action Committee every year. After making some changes to the giving levels, creating a redesigned brochure and initiating a new marketing campaign, our hope was to increase the participation level by member dentists. I’m very pleased to… Continue Reading WIDPAC update: Great success at the House of Delegates!


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Get behind the MA pilot

Medicine and dentistry are different, which often leads to less participation by dentists in Medicaid. I also completely understand the drawbacks of being a Medicaid (MA) provider because I am one. The MA pilot has raised reimbursement rates in four counties to levels that are equivalent to many preferred provider organization or PPO fee schedules.… Continue Reading Get behind the MA pilot


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What is the dental Medicaid pilot and why should I participate?

For many years, the Wisconsin Dental Association’s legislative agenda included an ask for a multi-county pilot that would test the effects of increased reimbursement rates on reducing barriers to care for patients.  Gov, Scott Walker heard the WDA’s arguments for testing this approach and included a four-county pilot in his 2015-2017 state budget that raised… Continue Reading What is the dental Medicaid pilot and why should I participate?

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