ADEA Washington Update

President Obama Signs Older Americans Act With Oral Health Screenings Provisions

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President Obama signed into law the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 , S. 192 , which contains provisions for oral health screenings. The legislation authored by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), passed with considerable bi

OMB Extends Review of Research Guidelines

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has indefinitely extended the time it will take to review its proposed changes to the so-called “Common Rule.”

HRSA Releases Projections for Dentists and Dental Hygienists 2012–25

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a report in February detailing national and state-level projections of dentists and dental hygienists for 2012–25.

CDC Releases Report on Dental Caries and Sealant Prevalence in Children and Adolescents

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report titled “Dental Caries and Sealant Prevalence in Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2011-2012.”

January 2014 Congressional Resources

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