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Election Results

Republicans made significant strides in both the State House of Representatives and Senate during the 2014 elections. The GOP won the Senate outright after Mark Miloscia beat Democrat Sherry Song to take the formerly Democrat controlled 30th District Senate seat. Republicans now hold 25 of 49 Senate seats and the Majority Coalition Caucus holds 26 with Democrat Tim Sheldon crossing over to caucus with Republicans. House Republicans also gained ground after several longtime Democratic incumbents fell to Republican challengers. In all, House Republicans picked four seats narrowing the Democratic majority to 51-47.

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Reserve your PNDC Room early!

Get ahead of the game before year’s end and reserve a room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for PNDC! The  Hyatt Regency is the headquarters hotel for the 2015 PNDC, with tons of amenities all just an elevator ride away from many of the conference's lectures and workshops. Deadline to receive the discount is May 19. Reserve your room NOW!


PNDC Announces Speaker lineup!

The Pacific Northwest Dental Conference is excited to announce the speakers who will join us for the conference on June 11-12, 2015.

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Dr. Tobin Bellamy - Oral Surgery
Ms. Shannon Brinker - Dental Assisting
Dr. Michael Brooks - Full Arch Fixed Implant Restoration

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Reminders for Medicaid Providers 

CMS Implements New EHR Ruling: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) have released a final rule known as the CMS 2014 CEHRT(Certified EHR Technology) Flexibility Rule which allows providers to meet Stage 1 or Stage 2 of meaningful use with 2011, 2014 or a combination of both 2011 & 2014 certified EHRs for an EHR reporting period in 2014.

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