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Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Fund Payment

HHS has announced it will distribute approximately $15 billion in  COVID-19 disaster relief to Medicaid and CHIP providers that were excluded from prior distributions.   HHS has launched a Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal…

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TAPD Officer Spotlight—Steve Siedow

Name: Steve Siedow Position: President Number of years in practice: Four Where you went to dental school and completed residency: The University of Texas at San Antonio / Texas A&M…

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SAVE THE DATE: Important TSBDE and HHSC Meetings

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) will meet via telephone at 8:30 a.m. on June 5.  The agenda can be found here:  https://tsbde.texas.gov/78i8ljhbj/Board-Meeting-Agenda-6.5.2020.pdf The following TSBDE committees will meet on June 4:  Licensing…

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MCO Waivers Extended

HHSC has granted a second extension for Medicaid managed care organization waivers set to expire in May to apply through June 2020. The waivers include THSteps Medical and Dental Checkups…

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N95 masks & PPE supplies

We want to share some options in response to the questions we received regarding PPE supplies. The Department of State Health Services recently removed their restrictions on who could obtain…

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TAPD General Assembly Meeting

Hello All, With dental offices beginning to open May 1, we have changed the date of the virtual TAPD General Assembly meeting to avoid conflicting with business hours. The virtual TAPD…

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Member Update 4.27.20

Dear Colleagues, I hope you and your families and friends are well. As you have likely heard, Gov. Abbott announced the timeline for reopening dental practices today via Executive Order…

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Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Statement

Today, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s Executive Order 15:  Executive Order GA-15 addresses both licensed health care professionals and licensed…

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