ADEA State Update

National Governors Association Announces Leadership for Education and Health Committees

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The National Governors Association (NGA) announced the new leadership of NGA’s five standing committees for the 2014–2015 year. NGA Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and NGA Vice Chair Gov. Gary Herbert (R-UT) made the following appointments: 

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State Policy Updates - October 2014

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  • California

    Legislation allowing California’s community colleges to offer four-year degrees where a demonstrated local workforce need can be shown was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) on September 28.
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Reports of Interest - October 2014

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ADEA is Accepting Requests for Advocacy Workshops - October 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 - October 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 research cannot be... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map - October 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 - October 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

Washington State Restores Medicaid Adult Dental Benefits

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The Washington State Legislature passed a 2013–15 Biennium Operating Budget following its 2013 regular legislative session and two special sessions. The final budget, more than $30 billion,... Click Here To Read More

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Issues Advisory Opinion on Providing Free Pediatric Dental Care to the Uninsured and Billing Medicaid Patients

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On October 15, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an advisory opinion (No. 13–13) finding that a non-profit community health services organization would not face civil monetary... Click Here To Read More

The National Governors Association Announces Leadership for Health Care and Higher Education Standing Committees

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On October 23, the National Governors Association (NGA) announced the new leadership of NGA’s standing committees for the 2013–14 year.

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