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Tuesday
May032011

UW SoD Class of 2014 Announces Online Charity Auction

http://auction.uwsod2014.com/auction/

The University of Washington School of Dentistry class of 2014 has created an online auction portal to raise funds to finance their student-run dental charity work throughout Washington. So far, they have nearly 75 tremendous listings for auction, with a MSRP of over $100,000!

Their auction site is now open to accept bids. All listings close on May 20th, 2011, and new items may be added throughout the three-week auction, so please check back frequently.

There are several categories of items which may interest members, and with bids starting at roughly a third of original MSRP, you could be getting a FANTASTIC deal on services you may need while also helping out tremendous causes. Some of the highlight items are: CE by renowned doctors like Dr. John Kois, custom website design services, Practice Coaching seminars with travel included for your team, and even Ducati motorcycles!

Please go to: http://auction.uwsod2014.com/auction/ to start bidding! Also, please pass this link on to dental school classmates, colleagues, or anyone else in the dental community!

Happy bidding!

Friday
Apr292011

WSDA's News Release Regarding WDS Fee Reduction

On Wednesday, April 27, the WSDA released a statement regarding the Washington Dental Service's planned reduction in reimbursement rates to participating dentists. Click here to view.

Friday
Apr292011

Welcome to the WSDA Blog!

We have been asked by our members to create a forum where they can access all info on the WDS fee reduction and share their experiences. The creation of this blog is subject to changes and discontinuation at any time. All submissions are reviewed. There is no assurance a submission will be posted.

Decline publication of submissions which:

1. Call for collective actions against an insurance company;
2. Advocate, campaign, or urge, dentists not to participate in any particular insurance program;
3. Fail to recognize individual choice and individual circumstances in decision making;
4. Disparages any particular insurance company, executive or director;
5. Uses profanity, hatred references, or other offensive speech, or is inconsistent with reasonable professional discussion;
6. Misstates the facts, or misrepresents any facts, or circumstances; or
7. Does not reasonably identify the author.

Friday
Apr292011

WDS Documents

WDS Fee Reduction Letter

Click here to download a copy of the Washington Dental Service (WDS) bylaws.

Click here to view the 2010 WDS management’s discussion and analysis provided to the department of insurance.