State Update

New York and Michigan Pass Bills Regulating E-cigarettes

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During the end of the 2014 session, two state legislatures passed bills regulating e-cigarettes.

New York

On December 29, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) signed A.09299 into law. The new law prohibits the sale of liquid nicotine to minors under the... Click Here To Read More

HHS Awards $36.3 Million to Reward and Expand Quality Improvement in Health Centers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that it is awarding $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers throughout all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and seven U.S. Territories to recognize health center quality improvement achievements and invest in ongoing quality improvement... Click Here To Read More

State Policy Updates — February 2015

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North Dakota

S.C.R. 4004 was pre-filed in December. The Senate concurrent resolution directs the Legislative Management to continue to study dental services in the state, including the effectiveness of case management services and the state... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest — February 2015

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a report on the use of dental services in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Medicaid and CHIP served... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Policy Center Hosting February 24 Webinar on Ryan White HIV/AIDS Dental Programs

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On February 24, 2015, from noon—1:00 p.m. Eastern Time the ADEA Policy Center will continue its Leading Conversations Webinar series with “Protecting Oral Health in the HIV/AIDS Community: Academic Dental Institutions and the Ryan White Program.”   

Individuals with... Click Here To Read More

Save the Date: Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, April 14, 2015 [February 2015]

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ADEA invites you to make your voice heard during Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. This one-day event co-hosted by ADEA and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). This event is open to faculty and students. Advocacy Day provides members of the dental education and research communities the... Click Here To Read More

ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops for 2015—February 2015

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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 United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map — February 2015

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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.[1] Users can view the current status of bills, including upcoming hearing... Click Here To Read More

ADEA AGR Twitter Account — February 2015

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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—February 2015

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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