Colorado Dental Association e-News 
 September 2013
Oct. 1 Employer Deadline for Issuing Insurance Exchange Notices  
As part of the Affordable Care Act, all employers must provide notice to new hires and current employees about their state's health insurance marketplace, also known as the insurance exchange, which will be in operation by 2014.  Click here to read more
Freebies Given to Providers Valued $10+ Must Now Be Reported  
Effective Aug. 1, vendors must report items gifted to dental providers that are equal to or exceed $10 in value, to be in compliance with new government rules and regulations.  These items include dental/medical supplies, food, entertainment, gifts and travel. Click here to read more.

Adult Medicaid Benefit Seeks Input
The state Medicaid program is gathering stakeholder input on how the new adult dental benefit should be organized and what services it should include. Stakeholder meetings concerning endodontic, oral surgery, prosthodontic, pediatric and orthodontic coverage will be held this fall. Dentist participation is encouraged. Click here to read more.

And the winner is...   
Thank you CDA members for your candid feedback on the recent CDA Membership Survey.  Your feedback is being carefully reviewed and will allow the CDA to continue to improve your membership benefits.  Survey participants were entered into a random computer generated drawing for an iPad Mini.  The lucky winner was Dr. Ricardo Dasilva.
Want to Earn $100 from the ADA?  
As an ADA and CDA member, you know first-hand the value of your membership for career success and advocacy for the dental profession. The ADA's "Member-Get-A-Member Campaign," which provides the opportunity to encourage your non-member colleagues to join organized dentistry ends Sept. 30. Click here to read more.   
National Recovery Month  
September is National Recovery Month, an annual nationwide observance that celebrates the accomplishments of those recovering from a substance use disorder. It promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible and laudable. Click here to read more. 
In This Issue
Oct. 1 Compliance Deadline
$10+ Freebies Need Reporting
Adult Medicaid Benefit
iPad Winner
Easy $100
National Recovery Month
Featured Events


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Featured Events:

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Save the Date: 2014 Dentists at the Capitol Lobby Day  
Colorado State Capitol Building, 200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80203-1776

Your participation in the upcoming Lobby Day is vital. In 2014, the laws that govern the practice of dentistry will undergo a complete review and rewrite by the state legislature. This "Sunset Review" process can dramatically impact dentists through changes to state board composition, scope of practice allowances, practice ownership requirements, educational requirements and more.

To RSVP or for more information, contact CDA Policy Coordinator Shannon Fender at [email protected] or 303-996-2848.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael Diorio
Managing Editor: Molly Pereira
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