ADEA State Update

Arizona’s Occupational Licensure Regulatory Rollback to Continue in 2018

State Policy, Licensure | Permanent link

During 2017, Gov. Doug Ducey’s (R-AZ) goal was to eliminate 500 burdensome regulations by the end of the year. His intent was to roll back burdensome regulations, including occupational licensing regulations, “without harming public health or safety,” according to high-level staff in the governor’s office. The governor asked the public,... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest - January 2018

State Policy, Medicare and Medicaid, ACA, Reports of Interest, CHIP | Permanent link

The National Conference of State Legislatures has created an interactive map detailing the 2018 state legislative session prefiling dates,... Click Here To Read More

Massachusetts Governor Seeks to Establish a Commission to Review Prescribing Practices for Dentists

Local Policy, Opioid Abuse, Prescription Drug Abuse | Permanent link

On Nov. 14, Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) announced that his administration would be seeking to enact state legislation titled An Act Relative... Click Here To Read More

Arizona Dental Therapy Legislation Continues to Move Forward in 2018

State Policy, Education, Alternative Workforce Models, Dental Therapist | Permanent link

On Nov. 28, the Arizona Senate Health and Human Services and House Health Committee of Reference (COR) approved a revised sunrise ... Click Here To Read More

Bill Prefiled in Virginia to Ensure Individuals Granted DACA May Receive In-state Tuition

State Policy, Education, Federal Policy | Permanent link

Prefiled on Nov. 20, HB 11 would, absent congressional intent to the contrary, deem any individual currently granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (and has the capacity to intend to remain in Virginia... Click Here To Read More

When Will Your State Legislature Convene for 2018? What Five Key State Issues Will Impact Academic Dentistry in 2018?

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The 2018 state legislative sessions will begin soon, and several states have already begun prefiling bills. During 2018, only 46 legislatures will convene because Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas state lawmakers traditionally do not meet during even-numbered... Click Here To Read More

An Update on Dental Regulations - December 2017

State Policy, Dental Health, Licensure, Oral Health | Permanent link

National Portability of Dental Hygiene Licensure Under Review

Dental hygiene has been identified by the Occupational Licensing Research Consortium as one of the 34 occupations whose licensing requirements will be evaluated. The Consortium held its... Click Here To Read More

The Legal Corner - December 2017

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SCOTUS Allows the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban to Go Into Effect While Legal Challenges Progress

On Dec. 4, a divided Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump’s Sept. 24 ... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest - December 2017

State Policy, Medicare and Medicaid, Dental Health | Permanent link

The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), with support from the DentaQuest Foundation, issued a brief analyzing 2011 dental service use and cost data for nonelderly Medicaid-enrolled adults, considering a number of individual-, community-, and state-level... Click Here To Read More

Just Released: Annual ADEA State and Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Programs Chart

Education, Financial Aid, Graduate Students, Higher Education | Permanent link

In the past decade, the cost of higher education has risen, resulting in record levels of student debt. The cost of education requires most dental students to carry a large debt after graduation. The ADEA Survey of Dental School Seniors, 2017 Graduating Class, reports that students... Click Here To Read More

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