Pennsylvania Oral Health Updates
A legislator’s guide to oral health care issues, provided
by the members of PDA.
PDF files of past issues available for
Health Practitioner Loan Forgiveness Program
This issue focuses on urging legislators to support any legislative proposal to increase funding to the health practitioner loan repayment program and increase the number of program slots available to dentists.
Assignment of Benefits
This issue focuses on urging legislators to support SB 520, a
measure that will reform Assignment of Benefits in Pennsylvania by eliminating
financial burdens and making oral care accessible for patients.
Tax Smokeless Tobacco in Pennsylvania
This issues focuses on legislation requiring a tax on smokeless
tobacco products as a percentage of wholesale price as a means to discourage the
use of all tobacco products.
This issue focuses on children's
oral health and the resources and programs available.
Medical Assistance Reforms
This issue focuses on the cuts to the MA program and the
reforms needed to improve access to care for Pennsylvanians.
focuses on urging legislators to support HB 532, a measure that will end the
discriminatory practice by some insurers to deny general anesthesia
Urgent Request fromPDA: Restore Funding in the Donated Dental Services Program
This issue focuses on urging legislators to restore funding for
the Donated Dental Services program.