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2017 ADA Highlights Video

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Washington State Dental Association

The Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) ​is the voice of dentistry in Washington. With over 4,000 members, the WSDA is dedicated to empowering members to advocate for and provide the highest quality oral health care.

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    Updated Dental Rules

    The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) recently adopted amendments to dental rules regarding clinical examination and testing agencies and held rule hearings to consider final adoption of rules regarding dental residency in lieu of clinical examination. Various other rules regarding CE requirements, infection control, dental anesthesia, and dentist suicide prevention education are currently in progress.
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    HCA Provider Alerts

    The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) recently sent updates to providers regarding automated incident number email replies and updated billing guides.
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  • Zosseo Overland Support mobile dental vehicle

    Join the International Dental Co-op with ZOS

    Founded by WSDA member Dr. Joseph Zimmer in Seattle, Zosseo Overland Support is a nonprofit organization that welcomes dentists from around the world to collaborate on meaningful medical missions in Africa.
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    WSDA President Dr. Cindy Pauley

    Learn more about new WSDA President Dr. Cindy Pauley.
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    HCA Provider Alert: Billing for ABCD Services 

    The Health Care Authority has been notified that some of our Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) providers have received denials on interim therapeutic restoration (ITR) claims or have not received enhanced payments for ABCD services.
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    Sign Up For Give Kids A Smile 2018

    Sign up is now open for Give Kids A Smile 2018! Program coordinators who register by Monday, November 6 will be eligible to receive donated product kits.
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    New Medicaid Opioid Prescribing Policy Takes Effect November 1

    On August 23, 2017, the state Health Care Authority (HCA) announced a new clinical policy about opioid prescribing for Apple Health (Medicaid). This new policy will take effect on November 1, 2017.
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