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Entries in Health Care Reform (18)


New Content Added to Affordable Care Act Section of WSDA Source

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) feature article that was published in the last edition of the WSDA News has generated several questions about the implementation of health care reform in 2014.  The following are new questions and answers that should help clarify some of the questions WSDA and WDIA have received in the last several weeks. This content, and future health care reform updates, is always available online in the new “Affordable Care Act” section of The Source (

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Advisory Vote Related to Dental Insurance on Your November Ballot

Now that your general election ballot has arrived in your mailbox, you may have noticed that there is an advisory vote related to dentistry called Advisory Vote 5. Advisory votes are now required to be on your ballot because of the passage of Initiative 960 in 2007. These votes are non-binding and do not change state law.

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A recording of the recent WSDA webinar on Health Care Reform implementation is now available online. The hour long webinar discusses how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act will impact dentists both as providers and small business owners. Over 95 dentists participated in the webinar which was put on by staff from both WSDA and the Washington Dentists Insurance Agency (WDIA).

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ADA Continues Q&A on Health Care Reform

Over the last six weeks, the American Dental Association (ADA) has run a series of four Question and Answer segments on health care reform and its impact on the dental profession. Here are the links to all four pieces:

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