Amah Riley has been in the dental field for 20 years. She is currently a South Carolina Provider Engagement Representative for DentaQuest. She has her degree in Dental Hygiene but her passion for public health and helping the underserved has lead her out from the clinical side of dentistry and into the administrative side of dentistry. Prior to her role with DentaQuest, Amah became involved with coordinating a mobile dental program owned by a non-profit community healthcare center. She soon became the Director of Mobile Health Services and deployed a team of dentists, a nurse practitioner and support staff to local public schools to help ensure all children had access to care. Amah is also a certified dental software trainer and has served as the lead data analyst for a dental consulting firm.
Tycie Sellers has over 20years of working in the dental field. She currently serves as SC Executive Director for DentaQuest. Prior to becoming the Executive Director she worked as DentaQuest SC Provider Engagement Representative for the last5 years. In 1998 she started her dental career as a chairside assistant and hygiene assistant in a pediatric dental office. Throughout her 8 years of working in a pediatric dental office she learned many valuable skills that would take her further in her dental career. The skills that were learned include front office, financial agreements, and comprehending insurance laws along with developing people skills. After completing 8 years in pediatric dental office Tycie explored the dental world a little further by working in General and Cosmetic dentistry for over 5years. Here she would develop a personality as a chameleon- being able to adapt to various surroundings and with various personalities.
Channell Webster is a Provider Engagement Representative III at DentaQuest, the dental program administrators for Healthy Connections Medicaid, the South Carolina Medicaid program.
With a strong background in outreach and health education, she serves as a liaison between the organization and dental providers enrolled in Medicaid. As such, Channell acts as the primary on-site point person for providers to improve their understanding of our benefit program, policies and procedures. In addition, she is responsible for provider networks with regard to office education and training, technology promotion, network recruitment and general on boarding of newly contracted providers.
Prior to coming to DentaQuest, Channell was a Sr. Provider Outreach Representative with BlueChoice HealthPlan Medicaid for two years and a Public Information Coordinator with South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) for eight years. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education & Health and a minor in Psychology. She also has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Strayer University and an Associate Public Manager Certification.
- SC Healthy Connections Medicaid Update
Saturday, May 5 from 8:00 - 9:30 am
- Credit Hours:
- Session Description:
This course is design to provide an overview of South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid Dental Benefits. Participants will gain a clear understanding of the program benefits, code changes and an overview of network operations.
- Understand the state of the Medicaid Dental Program through a review of operations and policy
- Learn of policy changes and other pertinent information regarding the Medicaid Dental Program
- Have opportunity to interact with DentaQuest and other providers in discussing program