Updated: Nov 15
Working with A Smile for Kids (ASK) Non-profit
If you are interested in becoming a partnering orthodontist for the ASK non-profit program, this is what you should know:
ASK qualifies all ASK recipients through a rigorous application process.
ASK partnering providers (you) decide how many ASK patients they will treat.
Providers share the initial orthodontic consultation results with the ASK screening committee,
Providers are paid a discounted flat fee for orthodontic treatment, in full, after the initial banding appointment.
ASK provides compliance service for both the ASK patient & the provider.
ASK patients are required to complete monthly volunteer service throughout their entire orthodontic treatment.
ASK patients are required to keep grades in all classes at a "C" or higher. This means that they are committed to treatment.
ASK assists with care coordination and funding for additional dental services (extractions, oral surgery, etc) that are necessary for the patients to have a successful orthodontic outcome.
For more information on becoming an ASK nonprofit Orthodontic provider, please contact Michael Emery at 541-497-0020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Working with the Oregon Orthodontic Benefit through Medicaid/OHP:
If you would like more information about becoming a Medicaid provider for OHP members that have been approved for braces through the benefit then please contact: Michael Emery at 541-497-0020 or email@example.com
OHP/Medicaid: 20 years old and younger
ASK Non-profit: 17 years old and younger