Tag Archives: Dental benefits

  • This State Health Policy Monitor presents the results of a 2008 survey of state Medicaid programs, which provides an update on the status of states’ Medicaid coverage of adult dental services. As of early 2008, 45 states, including the District of Columbia, provided some type of coverage of dental benefits to at least some Medicaid-enrolled […]

    December 3, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Oral Health, Publications
  • This State Health Policy Monitor examines the status of SCHIP dental benefits in the 39 states that have such benefits in their programs. The paper discusses the variations among states in covered services, cost sharing, and benefit caps. SCHIP Dental 177.9 KB  

    April 1, 2009 | Filed under: Oral Health
  • This paper discusses the options that states have to include dental benefits in a health care reform plan, if the state desires to do so. Oral health resides, for all intents and purposes, in a different world from general health. Dental care is separate in financing and insurance; provider education, licensing, and regulation; and service […]

    March 24, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Oral Health, Publications