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AHRQ Issues Regulatory Activities Update
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its weekly update on its major regu.
NYSDOH Issues Whiteboard Video on Medicaid DSRIP Best Practices
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued the latest installment in its&.
ONC Issues HIT Regulatory Update
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued its weekly.

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Jul
01
2015
HHS Issues New Resources on Dealing with Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued education and training re... Read More

Jul
01
2015
FDA Issues Weekly Regulatory Update for Health Professionals

Each week the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues an update on its regulatory ac... Read More

Jul
01
2015
AHRQ Updates Patient Safety Information and Resources

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the leading federal government health policy ... Read More

Jul
01
2015
National Ebola Education and Training Center Launches

For those interested in the latest information on Ebola, the United States Department of Health and ... Read More

Jul
01
2015
NYS Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Medicaid Audit

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released two audits severely critical of millions of ... Read More

Jul
01
2015
Welcome to Legal/Legislative Blog

Today, July 1, 2015, starts a new feature for NYSDA members -- a live daily blog on legal, legislati... Read More

May
19
2015
Aspen Dental Lawsuit Dismissed by US District Court

The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York has completely dismissed the ... Read More

May
19
2015
Medical and Hazardous Waste Disposal

Dentists should be aware that there are no new regulations pending or adopted concerning the disposa... Read More

May
05
2015
USPSTF Issues Recommendation on Smoking Cessation

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued a recommendation and evidence r... Read More

May
05
2015
HIPAA: Updated Guide to Privacy and Security

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), with the assistan... Read More

Apr
20
2015
Patient Rights in New York

Lance Plunkett, J.D., LL.M. discusses patient rights topics as they pertain to practicing dentistry ... Read More

Apr
15
2015
Managing Patient Records

Lance Plunkett, J.D., LL.M. discusses management of patient records as they pertain to practicing de... Read More

Apr
01
2015
2015 Legislative Season Off to a Great Start

 NYSDA is already enjoying an excellent legislative season that includes two extraordinary acco... Read More

Mar
31
2015
NY Law Prohibiting Surprise Medical Bills Takes Effect - Has Little Impact on Dentists

 Effective March 31, 2015, a new law in New York prohibiting surprise medical bills in hospital... Read More

Mar
31
2015
SCOTUS Rules on Private Lawsuits to Raise Medicaid Rates

 Remember back in 1999 when NYSDA sued the New York State Medicaid program due to the failure t... Read More