State Update

ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops - December 2014

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ADEA’s Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio (AGR) is offering its ADEA Advocacy Workshop series to ADEA members. AGR’s staff of advocacy professionals (who have worked in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress) will travel to your institution to present information on how to become an effective advocate for academic dentistry... Click Here To Read More

ADEA State Advocacy Toolkit - December 2014

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ADEA has developed a State Advocacy Toolkit, enabling ADEA members to more effectively advocate for dental education and dental and craniofacial research. 

The importance of being an advocate for academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research cannot be... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map - December 2014

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Introduced in 2013, the ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map provides access to the most up-to-date information on state legislation of interest to academic dentistry. Users can view the current status of bills, including upcoming hearing dates, as well as current bill... Click Here To Read More

ADEA AGR Twitter Account - December 2014

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For additional information on issues affecting academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research in Congress, federal agencies and state legislatures, please follow ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations on Twitter: @ADEAAGR. There is much to tweet about!... Click Here To Read More

ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship - December 2014

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Dental school faculty members or administrators who want to interface with members of Congress on issues of importance to oral health are encouraged to apply for the ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Harry W. Bruce, Jr. Legislative Fellowship. The fellow selected spends three months in Washington, D.C., working on issues and... Click Here To Read More

ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship - December 2014

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The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a six-week, stipend-supported internship in the Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center (ADEA AGR) in Washington, D.C. This student legislative internship provides a unique learning experience for... Click Here To Read More

South Carolina Slated to Offer Adult Dental Benefits Under Medicaid in December

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Beginning December 1, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) will implement an adult preventative dental benefit. These services are available to members age 21 and over who have full Healthy... Click Here To Read More

FTC Weighs in on Texas Dental Board Rules Concerning Dental Service Organizations

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In a letter dated October 6, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) responded to an invitation for public comments on two rules... Click Here To Read More

New Jersey Legislature Advances Bills Aimed at Improving College Completion Rates and Affordability

State Policy, Education | Permanent link

On October 23, the New Jersey Assembly Higher Education Committee approved several bills related to improving college completion rates and affordability. Four of the bills are highlighted below.

Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia Awarded $29 million for Health Insurance Marketplace Development

State Policy, Insurance | Permanent link

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that three states have received Level One Establishment Grants to fund various activities and initiatives for their health insurance marketplaces. Rhode Island, Massachusetts (both state-based marketplaces) and Virginia (a federally facilitated marketplace) received a... Click Here To Read More