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Entries in Department of Health (22)

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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Tuesday
Dec102013

DQAC UPDATE

On Friday, Decemeber 6, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held their last public meeting of 2013 to discuss ongoing business before the commission. Here are the highlights:

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Tuesday
Oct292013

DOH/DQAC Update

Last Friday, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held a public meeting to discuss ongoing business before the commission. Here are the highlights:

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Monday
Oct212013

Licensure Fees to Decrease Beginning January 1, 2014

Last week, the Department of Health (DOH) announced that beginning January 1, 2014, active license renewal fees for dentists will be reduced by $176. The rule change amends WAC 246-817-990 which dictates dentist licensure fees and renewal cycle. The current dental licensure renewal fee of $576 is the second highest dental licensure fee in the nation.

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