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Entries in federal legislation (13)

Tuesday
Aug062013

ADA Q&A on Health Care Reform


Earlier this week, the American Dental Association (ADA) published their first entry in a series of articles about implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health care reform. This article is published in its entirety below and includes comments in bold with Washington-specific information from WSDA staff.

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Thursday
May162013

Federal Advocacy Update

This week, a WSDA delegation traveled to the other Washington to participate in the ADA's annual Washington Leadership Conference. WLC is the federal equivalent of WSDA's Dental Action Day in Olympia. WSDA would like to thank Dr. Mary Jennings, Dr. Brady McDonald, Dr. Jeff Parrish, Dr. Mary Smith, Dr. Michael Spektor, and Dr. Ashley Ulmer for representing WSDA in D.C.

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Wednesday
Dec262012

Health Care Reform Webinar Now Available

Last week's webinar on Health Care Reform is now available online here. This webinar, presented by WSDA's Director of Government Affairs Bracken Killpack, provides an overview of how health care reform will impact the practice of dentistry and small business

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Tuesday
Dec182012

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS - NO MANDATE IN 2014

Dental offices may have heard rumors about a federal manadate that requires dentists to begin utlizing electronic health records or have "paperless" offices by 2014.  Another rumor is that dentists must be able to create and transmit digital radiographs by 2014.

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