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Entries in Regulatory (43)

Tuesday
Nov252014

DOH/DQAC Rulemaking Update

The Washington State Department of Health and the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) are currently in the process of reviewing several rule changes relating to licensed dentists, dental hygienists and denturists.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

WSDA ACTION: Corporate Practices in Washington

The following letter was sent to all four caucuses this past week regarding the WSDA's policy on corporate ownership of dental practices. The same letter was sent to all four caucus leaders. The WSDA sent the letter at the recommendation of Brad Boswell and Vicki Christophersen, who want to ensure that all legislators are aware of our position on this issue well in advance of the legislative session. We will be following up with individual communications between key legislators and our lobbyists and grassroots dentists. 

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Tuesday
Oct072014

DQAC Rules Needing Comment

The Washington State Department of Health and the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) are currently in the process of reviewing several rule changes which if approved could be implemented before the end of the year. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to submit written testimony relating to the proposed rules prior to the formal rules hearing. The following is a list of rules currently open for public comment:

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Wednesday
Sep172014

DQAC UPDATE

On Friday, September 12th, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held a public meeting to discuss ongoing business. Here are some of the current issues before the commission:

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