ADEA State Update

Indiana Files Bill to Study the High Cost of Dental Education

State Policy, Education | Permanent link
Sen. Pete Miller (R-IN) has filed S.B. 270. The bill requires the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, in consultation with the Indiana State Board of Dentistry and the Indiana University School of Dentistry, to study and make... Click Here To Read More

New Jersey Governor Signs DREAM Act and Vetoes College Affordability Study Bill

State Policy, Education | Permanent link

On December 20, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) signed into law S. 2479, the DREAM Act, sponsored by Assistant Majority Leader Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz (D-NJ), along with more than 30 other sponsors and co-sponsors. The new law allows undocumented... Click Here To Read More

Dental Amalgam Bills Filed in Maryland, New Jersey and Vermont

State Policy | Permanent link
On November 14, Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr. (D-MD) pre-filed H.B. 47. The bill requires the Department of the Environment to create a fact sheet on dental amalgam on or before January 1, 2015. According to the bill, the fact sheet must contain the... Click Here To Read More

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Approves Michigan’s Plan to Expand Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid | Permanent link
On December 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Michigan’s Section 1115 waiver to allow its Medicaid program to be expanded to cover more than 300,000 additional... Click Here To Read More

Maine Moves Ahead with Dental Therapy Bill

State Policy, Medicare and Medicaid | Permanent link

L.D. 1230 is sponsored by Speaker of the House Mark Eves (D-ME), and co-sponsored by 42 members of the state legislature, including Rep.  Heather W. Sirocki (R-ME), a dental hygienist by training.... Click Here To Read More

Institute of Medicine to Study Raising the Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Local Policy, State Policy | Permanent link

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will establish a committee of public health, medical and other experts to conduct a study and prepare a report to be issued to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) on the likely public health impact of raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products. The CTP will use... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map February 2014

State Policy | Permanent link

For additional information on state legislation affecting academic dentistry, please visit the ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking map. The map is updated daily and will allow members to... Click Here To Read More

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program Grant

Funding, Call for Submissions | Permanent link
The Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau, is accepting applications for FY14 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP). The purpose of the grant program is to improve access to oral health care services for patients with HIV and to train dental and dental hygiene students and dental residents to... Click Here To Read More
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