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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.
Dental teams should consider what steps to take if a patient refuses to comply with the practice's increased safety precautions. These recommendations can help practice owners and their teams prepare for difficult conversations and effectively de-escalate tension with uncooperative patients.
Despite Big Tobacco’s multimillion-dollar advertising campaign to stop legislation that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in California, the Legislature passed and Gov. Gavin Newsom quickly signed Senate Bill 793 into law last Friday.
Get to know CDA’s September Student Spotlight, Jessica Huang from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry class of 2021.