The 53rd Legislature – First Regular Session, adjourned on May 10, 2017. The Arizona Dental Hygienists’ Association had two successes: The passage of Senate Bill 1362 which addressed a number of issues relating to the Board of Dental Examiners, licensing and licensure portability, affiliated practice, and teledentistry and restoring the AHCCCS emergency dental benefits for […]
Arizona dentists and dental hygienists will save a combined $3.3 million in reduced and waived Board of Dental Examiners (BODEX) renewal fees between now and 2020 due to the combined proactive efforts of the Arizona Dental Hygienists’ Association (AzDHA) and the Arizona Dental Association (AzDA) over the last year. Continue Reading
MOLAR recently sent out an “Action Alert” stating that, “congress is currently debating important healthcare changes that will have a catastrophic effect on our mission of improving access to oral healthcare to patients across Arizona.” To read more about the “proposed actions,” click Here. Maybe you can make a difference.
The Arizona Dental Hygienists’ Association hosted a Capitol Day on Tuesday, February 28th. Students and faculty from Fortis College, Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, Carrington College, and Mohave Community College joined AzDHA leaders and members for the day. The group of 106 attendees received legislative updates from AzDHA lobbyist Jessie Armendt of Axiom Public Affairs.