Around the ADEA Policy Center

Advocacy and Government Relations — December 2013

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This month on Capitol Hill, ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations (AGR) portfolio members attended several key hearings on student aid, a topic of great interest to the dental education community due to its impact on students.

Advocacy and Government Relations — November 2013

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With the sequestration battle in Washington and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its initial stages of implementation, Advocacy and Government Relations staff attended many pertinent meetings throughout October.

Access, Diversity and Inclusion — October 2013

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ADEA has had a long-term commitment to enhancing the diversity of the pipeline to our member schools and programs. Guided by this commitment, the ADEA Access, Diversity, and Inclusion (ADEA ADI) Portfolio supports dental schools and programs in developing diversity policies and practices that are consistent with their parent institutions. ADI is in the process of analyzing how diversity is represented in dental and parent institution websites.

Advocacy and Government Relations — August 2013

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member of Judiciary Committee, are calling on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ban dental clinics from participating in the Medicaid program if the dental clinics circumvent state laws designed to ensure that only licensed dentists own dental practices.