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Entries in Legislative (28)


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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Save the Date - Dental Action Day 2014

Dental Action Day (DAD) 2014 will be held on Friday, January 31st in Olympia. Decisions made this legislative session could result in fundamental changes to how dental care is delivered.

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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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2013 Legislative Session Update

The regular session of the 2013 Legislature officially ended on April 28. However, significant work still needs to be done to finalize the 2013-15 biennium operating budget. Governor Inslee has called for a special session to begin on May 13 to complete this budgetary work. A budget update can be found here.

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