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Entries in Regulatory (33)

Thursday
Apr102014

ICD-10 Compliance Deadline Delayed

On Monday, April 1, 2014, H.R. 4302 was signed by President Obama pushing the ICD-10 compliance deadline to October of 2015. ICD-10 contains two sets of codes; ICD-10-CM-Clinical Modification (these codes may be used in medicine and dentistry) and ICD-10-PCS- Procedure Coding System (will be used in hospitals only). ICD-10-CM stands for International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification.

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Tuesday
Feb112014

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Last Friday marked a pivotal point in the 60-day 2014 Legislative Session. February 7 was the last day legislators could vote policy bills out of their committee of origin. The following is an overview of the bills impacting dentistry and their status in the legislature.

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Monday
Feb032014

DQAC POSITIONS OPEN — FIND OUT HOW TO APPLY!

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission is looking to fill several positions with actively practicing dentists. At the end of June, three of the 12 dentists on the Commission will be completing their terms.

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Thursday
Jan092014

Radiation Protection: Updated Notice to Employees 


The Office of Radiation Protection at the Washington State Department of Health recently updated their Notice to Employees. Updated versions in both English and Spanish are now available. Click here to download an updated notice. Please note that this notice must be posted in a visible location in your office, such as a break room. The updates to this notice are minimal and it is not mandatory that you post the updated version. The updated version is simply more legible, can be used as a “fillable form” and contains a DOH publication number. 

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