Legislation We're WatchingThe Coalition for Affordable Dental Access opposes any legislation that adds unnecessary barriers to accessible dental care.
AB 1998 (Low) – Defeated
The Coalition for Affordable Dental Access opposed AB 1998 because the bill would have suppressed healthcare innovation at a time when expanding access to alternative methods of care should be a priority. AB 1998 sought to create unnecessary barriers to care for people who are currently priced out of getting the care and treatments they desire.
- AB 1998 Increased patient Costs
- AB 1998 Exposed patients to dangerous radiographs
- AB 1998 Undermined the clinical judgment of California licensed dentists
- AB 1998 Created barriers that would disproportionally hurt communities of color.