Preconference: Open Wide: State Innovations in Oral Health Policy

Monday, October 17th

With tremendous changes in health care coverage, payment and delivery underway, states have new opportunities to tackle costly, preventable oral health and dental care needs.  This preconference focuses on trends and emerging issues in oral health policy.  Sessions will highlight strategies for promoting oral health through benefit design and creating accountability for oral health to achieve better outcomes and lower costs. The preconference will close with a discussion of implications and next steps for policymakers to support continued innovation and improvement.  

Supported by the DentaQuest Foundation

Moderators: Cheryl Roberts, Patrick Finnerty