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MDA Urges State to Change Implicit Bias Requirements

In June 2020, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive that required health care professionals in Michigan to complete three hours of implicit bias training during each licensure cycle. These three hours were in addition to the 60-hour CE requirement for dentist relicensure or the 36 hours for registered dental hygienists and registered dental assistants. […]

State Budget Includes More Funding for Oral Health Care; Redesign of Adult Dental Medicaid

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and legislative leaders have approved the state’s fiscal year 2022-23 state budget, with positive outcomes for oral health care in Michigan. The changes include: Increasing facility fee reimbursement for dental procedures performed at ambulatory surgical centers and outpatient hospital facilities. $47 million of state money is to be appropriated to increase provider […]