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Australian Government confirms CDBS will be retained

Australian Government confirms CDBS will be retained

Following concerted advocacy efforts by the ADA, the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Sussan Ley has announced that the Children Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS), which has been threatened with closure since March this year, will be retained.

The retention of the CDBS, the closure of which was opposed by a broad spectrum of dental practitioners and other health professionals as part of a campaign spearheaded by the ADA, means that its proposed replacement the Child and Adult Public Dental Scheme, will now not proceed.

Read the full article via the Federal ADA website here: https://www.ada.org.au/News-Media/News-and-Release/Latest-News/The-CDBS-is-saved