Masks are still required in the dental office.
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Friends and colleagues pay tribute to past CDA president and exemplary dental educator Arthur A. Dugoni, DDS, who died Sept. 23 at his home in Palo Alto. He was 95.
Several companies have vowed to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within their organizations over the last few months. These steps can help practice owners create a welcoming environment for employees of all backgrounds and keep staff engaged.
Very small businesses, including dental practices with just five or more employees, will soon be subject to the California Family Rights Act’s requirement to provide protected unpaid family leave to their employees.
Two small health care providers in Virginia and Colorado have agreed to pay $10,000 and $3,500, respectively, to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s “right of access” provision.
New legislation now requires all California employers to provide emergency paid sick leave to qualified employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Plus, the U.S. Department of Labor has revised the FFCRA paid sick leave regulations.
The California Dental Association in August received recognition from the American Dental Association in three membership categories, including “most improved active member retention rate” among state associations with more than 7,500 active licensed dentists.
The California Department of Consumer Affairs on Sept. 8 issued a waiver easing the restrictions on internet-based continuing education training during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under certain circumstances, dental professionals can now use recorded webinars as live C.E.
Radiation machine inspections are following their typical schedules during the pandemic, and dental practice owners are reminded to ensure they are properly documenting occupational exposure to radiation and maintaining those records.
California law requires that prescribers of controlled substances begin using new prescription forms beginning Jan. 1, 2021, to help reduce prescription fraud. The compliant forms contain unique serial numbers and barcodes that are linked to corresponding records in CURES.