Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
All health care providers, including dentists, will soon be required to comply with a new federal regulation that aims to enhance a patient’s right to access their health information. Under the new rule, patients will have greater and, at times, immediate access to health information.
Federal and state laws requiring employers to provide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave and voluntary sick leave tax credits are set to expire Sept. 30; however, several cities and counties in California implemented their own supplemental paid leave ordinances that include small-employer obligations.
A significant amount of activity is underway in the U.S. Congress focused on adding dental, vision and hearing benefits to the Medicare program, and the proposals are moving quickly. This communication from CDA supplements what the ADA, media and other sources have shared to give members background and context for the current activity and clarify some common misunderstandings.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 8 signed CDA-sponsored legislation that gives California dentists permanent authority to provide influenza and COVID-19 vaccines and obtain the required state registration to process rapid COVID-19 tests in the dental office.
CDA’s health and safety protocols and exposure response.
Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's six dental schools. Get to know CDA’s September 2021 Student Spotlight, Dan Wang from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry class of 2022.
Analysts who answer The Dentists Insurance Company’s Risk Management Advice Line field thousands of calls about practice challenges — many of which are related to navigating paper and digital documents.
The September 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association spotlights dentistry’s role in addressing the needs of dental patients with chronic conditions. Articles explore oral health and cognitive impairment, the HPV vaccine and more.
The COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve, and nonprofit organizations, especially those that facilitate access to health care, need support more than ever as they explore ways to deliver essential services to individuals safely ― and typically at an increased financial cost.