In the wake of several states investigating toddler deaths while
undergoing dental procedures, state policymakers are proposing legislation and
regulations to provide additional oversight.
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The National Governors Association has released a
report examining various tobacco control approaches amongst states.... Click Here To Read More
Last month, governors from 46 states signed the National Governors
Association’s (NGA) Compact to Fight Opioid Addiction (Compact).
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On June 23, Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI) issued Executive Order No.
2016-15, which created the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (Commission). The Commission will operate within... Click Here To Read More
Gov. Matt Bevin (R-KY) recently unveiled Kentucky HEALTH, a comprehensive plan to transform Medicaid in the state.
“HEALTH” stands for “Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health.”
With over one-third of the Commonwealth on Medicaid
and almost 20% of Kentuckians living in poverty, the... Click Here To Read More
June 1, the Indian Health Service (IHS)
released a draft
policy... Click Here To Read More
July 27, the Joint Committee on Health Services met to continue its discussion of dental services in North Dakota.
The Joint Committee has been meeting since 2013–14 on the issue. The current ... Click Here To Read More
State Health Care System
Colorado’s Proposed Initiative
#20 seeks to create a state health insurance provider. The provider's beneficiaries will include all individuals with primary... Click Here To Read More
June 2, Gov. Peter Shumlin (D-VT) signed into law S.
20, establishing and regulating a new oral health practitioner
category in the State of Vermont, a dental therapist. Below is an... Click Here To Read More