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DDH Compact Legislative Update

On January 31, 2024, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed The Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact (SB 692), one of five bills signed in Wisconsin to improve access to dental healthcare. Wisconsin becomes the fourth state to enact the DDH Compact. Twelve additional states have introduced the compact during the 2024 legislative sessions. “The health and […]
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CSG Hosts Compact Overview Webinar

On October 18, CSG hosted a webinar on the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. The webinar showcased the compact and its value for dentists, dental hygienists and states. Attendees learned about the benefits of interstate compacts, the features of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact, answers to FAQs, and current status of compact legislation in […]
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Washington Enacts the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact

On May 4, 2023, Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1576 making Washington the second state to enact the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. HB 1576 was sponsored by Rep. Michelle Caldier who is a licensed Dentist. During the signing ceremony, Governor Inslee describes the bill as beneficial “for those relocating to Washington such as […]
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Iowa Becomes First State to Enact Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact

On April 27, 2023, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law HF 656, making Iowa the first state to enact the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. HF 656 was sponsored by Representative Taylor Collins. The Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact will allow licensed dentists and dental hygienists to practice in any other member state by […]

Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact Finalized

The Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact project team approved the final draft of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact legislation in January 2023. This legislation will be distributed to the states for enactment during the 2023 legislative sessions. The Compact will go into effect once enacted into law by seven states. The project team was […]