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Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit

COVID-19 Hazard Assessment & Checklist

This page requires user authentication. This resource is designed for the specific needs of the dental profession and is available exclusively to ADA members. 

Practice Resources 

Patient Communications

Increased cost of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Due to the rising costs of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), some dental practices may decide to add an extra fee per patient to offset the increased expense of the new safety measures being taken. Dental offices are encouraged to communicate with patients prior to their appointment to disclose any additional fees and/or increase in overall dental charges.

The TDA has provided a sign for your use as an additional form of communicating with patients about an additional for PPE.

Download Sign

Vendors + Third Party Payers 

COVID-19 Coding and Billing Guidance: PPE

This guide outlines what to do if you choose to document and bill for the increased PPE costs associated with your practice’s COVID-19 infection control protocols.
Download PPE coding guidance

Legal Obligation to Provide Interpreter & Translator Services

Health entities covered by certain federal civil rights laws are still required to provide interpreter and translator services during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Know your obligations