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Wednesday
Feb262014

OP-ED PENNED BY DRS. MINAHAN AND KADOSHIMA IN TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE

Washington has one of the best children’s dental health safety nets in America – but dental care for vulnerable adults is lacking. It’s time to apply some of the lessons we learned in helping children to the system for adults.

How did our state build such a great system for children? It took long-term collaborative efforts among dentists, community health centers, nonprofits, state agencies and legislators. The state government has consistently allocated funding for the dental Medicaid program for children.

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Tuesday
Feb252014

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE FREE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WEBINAR

Update on Health Care Reform: What You Need to Know as a Dentist, Employer and Individual 
Monday, March 3
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   Register Here
 
Join Matt French, Director of Insurance Services at the Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA),  and Bracken Killpack, Vice President of Government Affairs at WSDA, as they discuss the changes in store for you as both a dental provider and small business owner under the Affordable Care Act.

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Friday
Feb212014

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REVIEWING RULES ON DENTAL RECORDS

On April 18, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold a public rules hearing on the proposed Dental Treatment Records rule modifications. The hearing will begin at 8:00 a.m. and be held at the Department of Health Offices in Tumwater. You can view a copy of the proposed rules here. The last day to submit written comments is March 28, 2014. To submit written comments directly to DQAC, visit the policy review page on the Department of Health’s website.

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Thursday
Feb202014

Component Society Revenue Sharing: Earn additional funds for Your Local Component Society While Supporting Your Association!

You can help your society earn extra revenue by purchasing a full conference badge ($200 Early Bird rate) for the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference. This revenue sharing program was created for members to help their component society and support the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference.

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