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ADA president: New law is proof that advocacy works

After more than 600 meetings with lawmakers and a grassroots campaign involving more than 10,000 dentists, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act was signed into law in January, marking a victory for the dental profession and the public, ADA President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., writes in Dental Economics. The law unravels an insurance antitrust exemption in the McCarran-Ferguson Act and is expected to improve transparency in the dental insurance marketplace, leading to healthier competition and coverage that works better for patients and dentists, Dr. Klemmedson writes.

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