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Entries in federal legislation (13)


Medical Device Tax Update

An update from the American Dental Association on the Federal Medical Device Excise Tax.

There are still many unanswered questions about how the medical device excise tax, which is part of the Affordable Care Act, will be applied.  But based on current information obtained by the ADA there are a number of things that can be said that will help dentists and their patients navigate the quagmire:

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Special to the WSDA News from Thomas J. Spangler, Esq.,Senior Director, Legislative and Regulatory Policy, American Dental Association

The Potential Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Dentistry

The Affordable Care Act has the potential to reshape health care in America. The expansion of medical insurance coverage, a move toward more integrated care delivery, and significant changes to how health care is financed are some of the main changes expected.

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Potential Effects of Health Care Reform on Dentistry

The American Dental Association recently published a report on the potential effects of the Federal Affordable Care Act on the practice of dentistry. This report discusses the impacts of the ACA on Medicaid, Health Care Financing, Taxaition, and the Health Insurance Exchanges.

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Watch WSDA's Free Webinar on Health Care Reform


The Impact of Health Care Reform on Dentistry in Washington State from WA State Dental Association on Vimeo.

WSDA's Free Webinar on Health Care Reform is now available. The presentation was given on July 20 by WSDA Director of Government Affairs Bracken Killpack. Please direct any questions about Health Care Reform to Bracken at or at 800-448-3368.