May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


New Privacy Practice Notices Required ADA Updates HIPAA Manual

November 2013 Volume XLIX Number 6

 Model Notices of Privacy Practices are available from the U.S. Office for Civil Rights for use by HIPAA-covered health care providers and health plans. Most covered entity dental practices must provide notices explaining how the practice may use and disclose patient information and some of the rights patients have to control their information. For more information, go to


The ADA Complete HIPAA Compliance Kit (J598) describes changes under the HIPAA omnibus final rule and offers tools to help dentists design and implement a comprehensive HIPAA compliance program. To purchase the kit visit or call the ADA member service center at (800) 947-4746.

For further information, please contact AAPD Dental Benefits Manager Mary Essling at (312) 337-2169 or