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NC to Decide Between Fee-for-Service and Managed Care for Medicaid Dental Benefits

In North Carolina, dental benefits included in the state’s Medicaid program are managed by the state, not by private insurers. This is in contrast to the medical side of the state’s Medicaid program, which has moved from fee-for-service to managed care. Now, a coalition composed of the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative, North Carolina Institute of Medicine, and The Duke Endowment is embarking on a year-long endeavor to determine what type of system will provide the most efficiency and improve access to care for those receiving dental care through Medicaid coverage. Click here to read more.

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