11th Revised PHO 20-29 Released

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Late last week, CDPHE released its 11th revision of PHO 20-29.    As of Feb. 11, 2021, there are 409,683 known cases of COVID-19 in Colorado; 22,655 Coloradans have been hospitalized and 5,568 Coloradans have died from COVID-19. Very few changes were made in this PHO revision.   Here are the noted changes:   Medical Facility Infection Control Policies: While fairly straightforward, it …

Ninth Amended PHO 20-29 Released

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On Dec. 15, CDPHE released the ninth amended Public Health Order that impacts dental procedures and treatment. Read the latest version of PHO 20-29. The latest revision of PHO 20-29 made very few changes. We encourage you to read the order in its entirety. Following, are the noted changes that appear in this ninth amended version of PHO 20-29. As of Dec. …

CDPHE Proposed X-Ray Regulations Meeting June 13

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The radiation program of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is looking for feedback from stakeholders regarding proposed changes to the Colorado x-ray regulations. Specifically, changes are being proposed for the Code of Colorado Regulations (6 CCR 1007-1), Part 6 (X-ray Imaging in the Healing Arts) and Part 2 (Registration of Radiation Machines, Facilities and Services). CDPHE …

Sleep Apnea Rules and Policies Under Review

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The Colorado Dental Board has organized a sleep apnea workgroup to draft new rules and policies regarding sleep apnea services offered by dentists. Reason for the Review The Dental Practice Act defines dentistry and details what constitutes the practice of dentistry, but the topic of sleep apnea is not specifically addressed in these law, nor is it clarified through the …

New State Board Recordkeeping Rules

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From the Winter 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association As regularly shared with CDA members over the last year, the Colorado Dental Board extensively revised state rules regulating dentists. Nearly all dental board rules were reviewed in this process, including recordkeeping rules for dental practices (Rule IX). These new rules took effect on June 30, 2016. While laws and …