Practice Resources

Dental Benefit Plans

Patients present with a variety of dental insurance benefit plans, including self-funded benefits, Medicaid,  Medicare Advantage plans, No-Fault or Workers' Compensation. NYSDA can help your practice navigate this complex system. Learn More >>

Contract Analysis

NYSDA and the American Dental Association's Contract Analysis Service provides a free legal analysis of managed care contracts. Learn More >>

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) mandates data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Learn More >>


Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people age 65 or older, people under age 65 with certain disabilities, and people of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease. Learn More >>

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Support Services

NYSDA is committed to aiding our colleagues in addressing substance abuse, addiction, and related mental health issues. Our Committee on Substance Abuse and Well-Being provides a statewide network of dentist-peers who are available to assist members, their families, and the dental office staff in addressing problems with drugs or alcohol.  Learn More >>

ePrescribing/Prescription Monitoring Program

As of March 2016, New York State requires all prescriptions to be issued electronically for both controlled and non-controlled drugs. When prescribing controlled drugs, doctor's must first query the NYS Department of Health's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). Learn More >>

New York State Paid Family Leave Law

New York State Paid Family Leave Law goes into effect January 1, 2018 
There’s an important deadline approaching for implementing a new state law that has major ramifications for how dentists operate their practices.  It’s the New York State Paid Family Leave Law, and it’s set to take effect on January 1, 2018 Learn More >>