Summertime Means Baseball Season!

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June 10, 2010 Be sure to take advantage of the CDA’s special online ticket pricing to see the Colorado Rockies. Saturday, July 10, 6:10 p.m., Rockies vs. San Diego Padres Tickets are $22 in the outfield box (regularly $38) Tuesday, Aug. 3, 6:40 p.m., Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants (CDA Charity Fund Raiser Night) Tickets are $34 in the outfield …

Do you have a GREEN practice?

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June 10, 2010 The Environmental Leadership Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment would like to reach out to the dental community and recognize practices that go “above and beyond” to minimize their environmental impact, and are committed to improving the environment in Colorado.

Requirements for Inspection of Volumetric Dental Imaging Systems Revised

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June 10, 2010 The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has announced additional changes to its radiology (x-ray) regulations.  Extensive changes to the rules were adopted in October 2009.  Most of the new changes are non-substantive, grammatical corrections. For dentistry, the notable change is in the “Part 2” language that will require annual inspections for volumetric dental imaging …

CDA Presents Awards at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

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June 10, 2010 The 55th Annual Colorado Science and Engineering Fair was held at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.  This three-day event showcased winning science projects from regional fairs across the state in a competition for awards, scholarships, and a chance to attend the International Science Fair with all expenses paid.  The awards are presented by more than 60 …

Medicaid Provider Payment Delay

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June 10, 2010 The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing sent a notice this week regarding Medicaid claims and reimbursement: Any Medicaid claims submitted by June 11 will be paid on June 18, as usual. However, any Medicaid claims submitted after June 11 will NOT BE PAID UNTIL July 9.

Red Flags Rule Enforcement Delayed Again

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June 10, 2010 Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will further delay enforcement of its Red Flags Rule, which would have gone into effect on June 1, 2010.  With the new extension, enforcement is postponed until Jan. 1, 2011.

Dentists Meet with Federal Legislators 2010

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May 10, 2010 The ADA hosts a legislative and lobbying conference in Washington, D.C. each spring that provides a mix of prominent speakers, issue briefings, grassroots education and political training. Eight CDA dentists represented Colorado at this year’s conference, held April 12-14: Dr. Jeff Hurst, Dr. Brett Kessler, Dr. Ed Leone Jr., Dr. David Lurye, Dr. Rhett Murray, Dr. Jeanne …

New Medicaid ID Cards

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May 10, 2010 Beginning June 1, the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing will be issuing Medical Identification Cards with a new look to Medicaid patients. The new cards will now be bilingual (English and Spanish) and more informative. Click here to view a sample of the new card. These new cards do not replace cards issued before June …

Charitable Care Presentation to House HHS Committee

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May 10, 2010 Rep. Jim Riesberg, chair of the House Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee, asked the CDA’s help in organizing a presentation on the low cost and charitable dental options that are currently available to Coloradans.  On Thursday, April 8, the CDA – along with select dental charities – met with the House HHS Committee to provide information …

Member Spotlight: Dr Walter Schneider

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May 10, 2010 Located in rural southern Tanzania, Songea is an impoverished, remote district about 60 miles north of the Mozambique border. In November 2009, Longmont dentist Dr. Walter Schneider spent two weeks in Songea providing free dental care in a clinic run by Miracle Corners of the World, a nonprofit organization based in New York. Working with a local …