Save Money on Exam Gloves

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March 26, 2010 The CDA endorses companies to save you time and money. One of the most recent benefits to members is through the CDA Glove Program. This program allows you to choose from a variety of gloves, quickly place an order and pay a specially negotiated discounted price.

Welcome New CDA Members

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March 26, 2010 The CDA would like to introduce its newest members. 177 dentists have joined from 10 different components. The CDA welcomes these members and congratulates them for their choice to join organized dentistry. One year ago this month, the CDA launched the New Dentist Committee. This committee has been active hosting several professional and social events over the …

Announcements for March 2010

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March 26, 2010 Have news to share with your colleagues? Send it to the CDA for the eNewsletter. In this month’s announcements: Dr. Ronald Taylor, Dr. Debra Gander, Dr. Johathan Anderson and Dr. Thomas Swain.

ADA Opposes Healthcare Reform Bill

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This past Sunday, March 21, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve legislation to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system. The House approved the Senate’s version of healthcare reform with a 219-212 vote. President Obama signed the initial bill into law on Tuesday, March 23. For a quick synopsis of the bill’s main provisions, click here. The majority of the …

CE Requirement Reminder

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March 26, 2010 A CDA House of Delegates resolution went into effect on Jan. 1, 2010, requiring that members complete 15 hours of CE per year with at least eight of those hours designated to enhance dental clinical skills and/or procedures. These hours are to be obtained through American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) courses, Academy of General …

Repeal Insurance Anti-Trust Exemption

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March 26, 2010 Take Action: Ask Your Senators to Support a Bill to Repeal Insurance Anti-Trust Exemption On Feb. 24, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed HR4626, Colorado Rep. Betsy Markey’s bill that would enact a full repeal of the antitrust exemptions in place for the insurance industry. Currently, the exemption allows health insurance companies to work jointly to …

Anesthesia Training Requirements

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Know the New Anesthesia Training Requirements: Don’t Be Fooled As you know, the Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners recently published a new rule on the administration of anesthesia. As the March 30 implementation deadline nears, there has been some confusion about the requirements of the new rule.

Support Colorado Representative’s Bill to Fully Repeal McCarran-Ferguson

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February 23, 2010 Take Action: Support Federal Bill to Repeal Insurance Anti-Trust Exemption Colorado Rep. Betsy Markey is leading the way in encouraging the U.S. Congress to repeal an insurance industry exemption from federal antitrust laws. Currently, the exemption allows health insurance companies to work jointly to set rates without fear of federal antitrust scrutiny. When this type of behavior …

SBDE Update: Have You Renewed Your License?

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February 23, 2010 By Maulid “Mo” Miskell, Program Director Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners Deadline to Renew: Feb. 28, 2010 All dentist and dental hygienist licenses expire on Feb. 28, 2010. You must have an active license in order to practice dentistry or dental hygiene in Colorado. It is also the responsibility of all supervising dentists who have licensed …

City of Centennial Sales Tax Update

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February 23, 2010 The CDA continues to act on behalf of Centennial dentists regarding the issue of charging sales tax on items sold in dental offices within the City of Centennial. The CDA attorney suggests that practices located within the City of Centennial that have a current Centennial Sales Tax License file an annual return, even if the practice does …