ADEA Washington Update

ADEA Submits Comments on NIDCR’s Proposed Research Initiatives

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The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) submitted comments to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) on Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Research Initiatives. ADEA requested that... Click Here To Read More

NIDCR Residency in Dental Public Health

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On Aug. 3, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) opened the application cycle for its postdoctoral Residency Program in Dental Public Health.

The program emphasizes oral disease prevention, health promotion and research training tailored to the interests of individual residents. Experiences in public... Click Here To Read More

September 2015 - Federal Agency Meeting Notices

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  • DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    National Institutes of Health
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Date:   Sept. 10, 2015.
Time:   8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern... Click Here To Read More

ADA’s 70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium

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The American Dental Association (ADA) is hosting a fluoridation celebration and symposium on Sept. 11 and 12, 2015, in Chicago, IL. The purpose of the symposium is to:

  • Facilitate the update and transfer of current science surrounding fluoridation.
  • Allow for sharing of legislative and legal strategies as they relate to... Click Here To Read More

News from Canada: Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Improve Oral Care Outcomes

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ADEA Advocacy Website—September 2015

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The ADEA Advocacy website is a new tool to facilitate your ability to access information on issues of importance to academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research and communicate with elected officials on issues of... Click Here To Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies in Federally Established Health Insurance Exchanges

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On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (Court) in a 6-3 decision handed down a ruling in King v. Burwell (King). The case centered on four words in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): “established by the state.” Strict statutory... Click Here To Read More

House and Senate Appropriators Release Funding Bills

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House Committee Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax

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On June 2, the House Ways and Means Committee voted 25 to 14, mostly along party lines, to repeal the medical device tax. The medical device tax is assessed on devices such as imaging equipment and cardiac defibrillators sold to physicians and hospitals. The 2.3% excise tax is mandated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The tax is... Click Here To Read More

Congress Introduces Bill to Raise Foreign Medical Schools’ Standards

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A bipartisan bill introduced in both the House and Senate would hold foreign medical schools to the same standards as U.S. schools in order to be eligible to receive Title IV funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Foreign Medical School... Click Here To Read More