Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's six dental schools. Get to know CDA’s August 2021 Student Spotlight, Héctor Hernández Villalvazo from Loma Linda School of Dentistry class of 2021.
The California public health order of July 26 requires all health care workers in the state to either show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or be tested regularly. CDA is seeking guidance from the state on outstanding questions, particularly about how the weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated individuals must be implemented.
California health care workers must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or submit to weekly testing under a new statewide order. What are dentists’ responsibilities as employers when it comes to unvaccinated staff? And what are their employees’ rights?
CDA has developed resources to help members comply with the California state order issued July 26 requiring health care workers either show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or submit to regular testing.
The August issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores how and why dentists can help their patients stop using tobacco. Articles examine the periapical pathosis in smokers versus nonsmokers and more.
Member dentists can now benefit from certified coding, billing, eligibility verification and other support through CDA's newest Endorsed Service, Cosentus. Cosentus has been offering back-office administration services to dental and medical professionals for more than 25 years.
The Department of Consumer Affairs on July 26 issued a waiver that gives all California-licensed dental professionals whose active licenses expire between March 31, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021, until Jan. 26, 2022, to meet license renewal requirements.
California issued an order today requiring all health care workers in the state to either show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or be tested regularly. The statewide policy will take effect Monday, Aug. 9, with full compliance required by Aug. 23.
Every July, CDA Practice Support starts hearing from members who have received notice from a dental benefit plan about a forthcoming audit. CDA's dental benefits analyst explains the post-pay audit, when dentists must participate in the audit and dentists' right to appeal the findings.