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Issue 4 2022

WSDA News | Issue 4, 2022

Featuring 2022 Citizen of the Year Dr. Burt Goodman, the new hygiene program at Peninsula College and more.

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Washington State Dental Association

The Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) is the voice of dentistry in Washington. With over 4,000 member dentists, WSDA is dedicated to empowering members to advocate for and provide the highest quality oral health care. 

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  • Aug 15, 2022

    HCA Releases Confidentiality Toolkit for Providers

    ​The Health Care Authority (HCA) has released the Washington State Confidentiality Toolkit for Providers, a resource for health care providers required to be compliant with HIPAA and other state laws.
  • Aug 15, 2022

    Draft Released: Dentist and Dental Hygienist Interstate Compact

    Learn more about the recently released draft of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Interstate Compact and provide feedback through Sept. 30.
  • Aug 15, 2022

    HPV Education for Dental Professionals and Patients

    Dental professionals have an opportunity to educate patients and parents on the link between HPV and oropharyngeal cancers. Review resources shared by the Washington State HPV Task Force.
  • Aug 13, 2022

    Board of Denturists Webinar Meeting – Aug. 18

    The Board of Denturists will hold a webinar meeting Thursday, Aug. 18 at 3:00 PM and will receive an update from the Special Topics Committee, which has been exploring the ability of a denturist to place a prefabricated abutment.
  • Aug 9, 2022

    PNDC 2022: Earn 20+ CE Credits for One Low Price

    Join thousands of dental professionals at PNDC 2022, November 10-12 in Seattle, for three days of world-class dental CE (earn 20+ credits!), a two-day exhibit hall and more.
  • Aug 9, 2022

    Scam Alert: Avoid Fraudulent Individuals Claiming to be State Regulators

    The Washington State Department of Health reminds healthcare providers to be on alert for scammers posing as DOH officials or pretending to be Drug Enforcement Administration agents in an attempt to make providers think they are in trouble with DOH or the law, and in danger of discipline or loss of license.
  • Aug 1, 2022

    Updated Apple Health Billing Guide

    Attention Medicaid Providers: The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) recently published an update to the Dental-related Services billing guide.
  • Aug 1, 2022

    Board of Denturists Special Topics Committee Rules Workshop - August 26

    The Board of Denturists – Special Topics Committee is holding a series of rules workshops to amend the denturist infection control rules (WAC 246-812-501 - Purpose) and to propose new rules for prefabricated implant abutments.
  • Jul 29, 2022

    Apple Health (Medicaid) Provider Alert: Attention Orthodontic Providers

    Orthodontic billing: Periodic orthodontic treatment visits (CDT® D8670) must be billed in three-month intervals. The first three-month interval begins after the initial placement date. The claim must include the appliance placement date and must match the banding claim that the Health Care Authority (HCA) has reimbursed. If that date does not match, the periodic (D8670) orthodontic treatment claim will be denied
  • Jul 29, 2022

    Pediatric Dental Topics Included in New Pediatric Health Listserv

    To align with holistic and integrated health, the Health Care Authority (HCA) has added pediatric dental topics to the newly created Pediatric Health listserv. Last month, HCA announced the creation of this new listserv to ensure providers who offer services to children and youth receive updates specific to pediatric policy and program updates.
  • Jul 27, 2022

    DQAC Newsletter - July 2022

    Read the latest newsletter from the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC).
  • Jul 25, 2022

    DQAC Business Meeting - July 29

    The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold its next business meeting on Friday, July 29.