The Arkansas State Dental Association is a leader in the health care community with an effective outreach to ensure that its members have a collective and influential voice in state government. ASDA’s grassroots efforts have championed many political issues for its members, including issues related to water supply fluoridation, insurance coverage and scope of practice. The ASDA maintains constant vigilance to defeat harmful legislation and regulation, while working toward solutions to problems related to Medicaid, low-income access, auxiliary education and insurance reform.
ASDA applies the following core values, within the existing political climate of the legislature, to determine its advocacy strategy:
ASDA among groups seeking more COVID-19 aid for health care Republished from ADA Morning Huddle, February 28, 2022: Representatives of state health organizations in Arkansas, including the Arkansas State Dental