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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.


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To: Ninth District members
 
The Ninth District Dental Association Board of Governors regretfully announces the cancellation of our Wednesday, May 20, 2020 General Meeting at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, NY.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but trust you will understand this decision has been made with an abundance of caution, and in the interest of public health to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
 
We look forward to seeing you at our two remaining 2020 General Meetings:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY and
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY.
 
Please note, our Frills and Drills - Celebrating Women in Dentistry social has been postponed to the evening of Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Saltaire in Port Chester.
 
We encourage everyone to follow the recommended safety precautions at the CDC’s website.
 
Thank you for your continuing support of the Ninth District Dental Association and we look forward to seeing you September 16th at our General Meeting!
 
Stay Safe and Healthy.
 
Regards,
Stephan Cancian
Executive Director

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A LETTER FROM ADA PRESIDENT, DR. CHAD GEHANI

HHS has also said under additional allocations from the Provider Relief Fund, that “separate funding will be distributed to other providers, including dentists.”

Hello, Fellow Dentists:
 
As you all begin to re-open and enter another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA has been working with the leadership of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make sure dentists are prioritized in the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. This $175 billion fund was established by Congress through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, otherwise known as the CARES Act.

In mid-April, after the ADA led a coalition of dental stakeholders that sent a letter to HHS Sec. Alex Azar, both ADA and HHS leadership began working on how this fund could best provide relief to dentists. Soon after our initial talks, HHS confirmed dentists would be included and today I am happy to report Medicaid and CHIP dentists will see some relief from this fund.

HHS announced today that eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers can report their annual patient revenue, which will be used as a factor in determining their Provider Relief Fund payment with a total of $15 billion being dedicated for these providers. The payment to each provider will be at least 2 percent of reported gross revenue from patient care with the final amount each provider receives determined after the data is submitted, including information about the number of Medicaid patients served by the provider.

To be eligible for this funding, dentists must not have received payments from an earlier $50 billion Provider Relief Fund General Distribution and either have directly billed their state Medicaid/CHIP programs or Medicaid managed care plans for health care-related services between Jan. 1, 2018 to May 31, 2020.

HHS has also said under additional allocations from the Provider Relief Fund, that “separate funding will be distributed to other providers, including dentists.”

Thank you for your continued advocacy. Together, we will make a difference! Be sure to stay updated on this and other COVID-19 work at www.ada.org/virus.
 
Stay well,
 
Chad P. Gehani, DDS
President

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