The next major implementation steps from the Affordable Care Act will begin on October 1, 2013 through the beginning of the open enrollment period for insurance coverage through the Health Benefits Marketplaces. Dentistry and dental public health could be affected in a variety of ways including through expansions in insurance coverage, implications for care for vulnerable populations through the public and private safety net, and potential financing and delivery system changes.
7:00-8:30: Discussion about implications of the ACA on dentistry (open to the public with area dentists and all dental students invited to presentations)
- Welcome Remarks - David Johnsen, Dean, UI College of Dentistry
- Introductions - John Warren, Professor, UI College of Dentistry
- Overview of the Affordable Care Act - Pete Damiano, Director UI Public Policy Center and Professor, UI College of Dentistry
- The Affordable Care Act and the Implications for Dentistry - Janice Kupiec, ADA Manager, Legislative and Regulatory Policy, Federal Affairs
1.5 CE credits are pending with the Iowa Dental Board.