CSA News

STUDY: Pregnant women should be cautious of CBD oil

A word of warning to women of childbearing years — be wary of Cannabis-based oils during pregnancy. A recent study found 30% of women in California have a positive attitude toward the use of CBD for the treatment of nausea, pain or anxiety during pregnancy or labor.

The Single-Clinician–Operator/Anesthetist Model for Dental Deep Sedation/Anesthesia: A Major Safety Issue for Children

This statement contains strong wording concerning the need for an independent, skilled professional to manage children during deep sedation in the dental setting.

Dentists required by new law to use updated informed consent form

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 8 signed Assembly Bill 1622, which revises language in the written informed consent form that dentists must provide to patients prior to administering general anesthesia and deep or moderate sedation.

AB 72 Threatens Private Practice Contract

Assembly Bill 72 (AB 72), passed in late 2016, has been successfully used against us. Nearing the end of 2017, a risk bearing organization with whom we have an exclusive contract at the majority of their facilities demanded a renegotiation of our contract rates.

AB 5 Exempts Physicians - But Proceed with Caution

Although AB 5 creates an exemption for physicians from the more restrictive “ABC” test for worker classification established…in the Dynamex case in April of 2018, this does not mean that a medical practice can engage physicians as independent contractors without potential negative consequences.