State Update

HHS Awards Funding for Patient-Centered Medical Homes in Health Centers

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On August 26, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $35.7 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 147 health centers in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to support patient-centered medical... Click Here To Read More

San Francisco and Berkeley Residents to Vote on Soda Tax in November

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San Francisco

On July 22, the City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted (see pdf page 12) to advance a proposal to tax sugary beverages. On November 4, San Francisco residents will vote on an ... Click Here To Read More

State Policy Updates - September 2014

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The Virginia General Assembly will return on September 18, to begin considering and debating legislation regarding Medicaid expansion. Although Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) has repeatedly expressed his support for Medicaid expansion in the state, the majority of the House of Delegates appears to oppose... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest - September 2014

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The National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) issued a paper presenting the results of a national survey of health centers that NNOHA conducted in June 2013 to obtain information about school-based oral... Click Here To Read More

ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops - September 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 - September 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... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map - September 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 - September 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 at ADEAAGR; there is much to “tweet” about.... Click Here To Read More

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