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Senate Passes Coronavirus Legislation With Provisions Important To Dentistry

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The ADA News (3/18, Garvin) reports that “the Senate and House have passed a coronavirus legislation package that includes three issues important to dentistry that was later signed into law by President Donald Trump.” The article explains that HR 6201, “the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, is the second emergency legislation package in response to the pandemic.” The ADA summarized “three issues of most interest to dental practices: emergency paid sick leave; emergency expansion of family and medical leave; and tax credits.”

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