Coalition Calls for the Inclusion of Adult Dental Care in Medicaid Coverage
A coalition of dental organizations called the Oral Health Resource Group is asking Congress to make the addition of adult dental care benefits to Medicaid coverage a top priority. The group asserts that expanding access to oral healthcare among those covered by Medicaid will improve members’ systemic health, bolster health equity, and reduce healthcare expenses. The statement by the Oral Health Resource Group focused on the link between oral and systemic health and the significant costs endured by those without access to regular dental care who often end up seeking treatment in emergency departments. Click here to read more.