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Entries in WSDA News (56)

Wednesday
Apr092014

WSDA NEWS ISSUE 5 · ONLINE TODAY!

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Wednesday
Mar122014

DELTA DENTAL: DOING THE RIGHT THING?

 By Dr. Mary Jennings, Editor, WSDA News

The Affordable Care Act’s Pediatric Dental Health Benefit is one of the poorest pieces of legislation ever drafted. It looks like an afterthought. I believe it was irresponsible, if not down right lazy, to send this weak and undefined benefit out to the world like a spring lamb to wolves. 

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Wednesday
Feb262014

OP-ED PENNED BY DRS. MINAHAN AND KADOSHIMA IN TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE

Washington has one of the best children’s dental health safety nets in America – but dental care for vulnerable adults is lacking. It’s time to apply some of the lessons we learned in helping children to the system for adults.

How did our state build such a great system for children? It took long-term collaborative efforts among dentists, community health centers, nonprofits, state agencies and legislators. The state government has consistently allocated funding for the dental Medicaid program for children.

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Monday
Feb172014

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 · WSDA OFFICE CLOSED IN HONOR OF PRESIDENTS DAY

The WSDA Office will be closed on Monday, February 17 in honor of the Presidents' Day holiday, and will reopen for business on Tuesday, February 18.