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Thursday
Jul182013

DQAC RELEASES SECOND ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER

Last week, the Dental Quality Assurance Comission (DQAC) released its second quarterly newsletter. The newsletter discusses numerous regulatory topics including rule making updates, continuing education and license renewal information.

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Wednesday
Jul172013

DR. JOHN R. LIU NAMED PEDIATRIC DENTIST OF THE YEAR

WSDA member Dr. John R. Liu was named Pediatric Dentist of the Year by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health. The group announced the winners of their yearly, prestigious awards at its 66th Annual Session in Orlando.Liu was chosen because of his "significant contributions to the dental profession and the specialty of pediatric dentistry through clinical practice, academics or policy development over the past year, and for his extensive volunteer leadership service to the dental profession and the specialty."

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Tuesday
Jul162013

FEDS CHANGE HOW PROVIDERS APPLY INDENTIFICATION NUMBERS ON INSURANCE CLAIMS

The American Dental Association has released an article discussing important federal rule changes related to National Provider Identifier (NPI) numbers. These new rules require individual dentists to use Type 1 NPI numbers for all Medicare Part D prescription claims and billing patient prescriptions to third party insurance carriers. The article in its entirety can be found below and is also available here.

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Monday
Jul152013

UW WELCOMES DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

Recently, the UWSoD named two chairs at the dental school — Dr. Thomas B. Dodson and Dr. Rebecca L. Slayton will chair the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, respectively. 

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