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How to become a Public Health Dental Hygiene Medicaid Provider in VT
April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
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Presented by: Heather K. Blair, MPH, RDH
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Are YOU a Vermont Medicaid Provider?
Have you heard that in Vermont Dental Hygienists can bill Medicaid directly for the services they provide? Please join us on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at TIME to learn how to become a Medicaid provider.
We will be covering:
- NPI Numbers
- Medicaid Application
- VT Dental Hygiene Collaboration agreement
- Provider liability insurance
- Medicaid Independent Provider Billing Codes
- How to complete a dental claim form
- Record keeping
This is a great opportunity for dental hygienists to bill directly for the services they provide. This privilege allows us to help address the access to care issue and practice in an alternative practice setting. Looking forward to our time together. See you on the 28th
Heather K. Blair, MPH, RDH, Assistant Professor
Heather has an associate degree in Dental Hygiene (2009) and a bachelor’s degree in dental Hygiene (2011) from Vermont Technical College. She continued her education earning her master’s degree in public health (2015) from Concordia University. She has worked in a variety of settings within the field of oral health first as a practice manager, then dental hygienist, a Tooth Tutor with Head Start and in three elementary and middle schools. She currently serves as an associate professor and the VTC Dental Hygiene Department Co-Chair. Heather was instrumental in developing an interprofessional collaboration with the UVM Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital which has developed into a weekly dental hygiene rotation and developing a mobile dental hygiene program at a local elementary/middle school.
She is a past member of the executive board for the Vermont Dental Hygienists’ Association, a Speaker/Course Director/Planning Committee Member with the Office of Primary Care AHEC Program at the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine, the Regional Dental Hygiene Liaison for Region 1 and Vermont DHL with the National Center on Health, Behavior Health and Safety/Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors/American Dental Hygienist Association, the past ADHA District 1 Constituent Advisory Committee Liaison, and a member of the 802 Smiles Advisory Group. Oh and by the way….Heather was the first dental hygienist to receive her Medicaid provider ID number in Vermont 😊Register
- April 28
- 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Town Hall Meeting