July 21, 2015
The Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform (OPRRR) within the Department of Regulatory Agencies is in the process of conducting a sunset review of the Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO). OPRRR invites dentists to participate in a survey to determine, among other things, the effectiveness of the DPO. The survey focuses on the healthcare professions profile dentists and others in the healthcare field are required to submit as part of the licensure renewal process.
July 1, 2015
During the 2015-2016 state budget process, the CDA worked hard to secure an across-the-board rate increase and a targeted rate increase for the Colorado Medicaid Dental Program fee schedule. Thanks to some hard work by the Medicaid Dental Program, the increase just received federal approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the increases will be effective and implemented in real time July 1, 2015. There will not be any implementation delay or retroactive adjustments associated with this rate increase--which is great news for dental offices.
June 22, 2015
At the 2015 CDA Annual Session in Beaver Creek, Colo., the association installed a new president and welcomed new members to its Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.