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Report looks at ways to expand dental care in state

Kentucky's new plan for oral health calls for the state to expand the role of public-health hygienists, find other ways to expand the dental workforce in under-served areas, and raise dentists' Medica... read more

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

About 22 percent of those in states not expanding Medicaid said they needed but could not afford dental care ... 70-page report is the most detailed look yet at real-world differences that Medicaid ex... read more

Opioid hospitalizations in Pennsylvania flatten in 2017

Opioid use and overdose accounted for one in 37 hospital admissions in Pennsylvania last year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment ... community lea... read more

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Without Medicaid expansion, the poor simply don’t go to the doctor

About 22 percent of those in states not expanding Medicaid said they needed but could not afford dental care ... 70-page report is the most detailed look yet at real-world differences that Medicaid ex... read more


Candidates for Frederick County executive differ on how to help most vulnerable

Incumbent Jan Gardner (D) spoke about the need to expand social services ... If you give somebody health care, it’s much better than having them look for emergency health care in the emergency room.” ... read more

Traditional dentistry wary of dental therapists

"In some parts of the state ... look at treating children in schools, using technology to expand care and developing two- or three-year training programs for dental workers, said Jenny Kattlove of the ... read more

Proposed UCF dental school faces tough scrutiny

The Florida Dental Association says the state has plenty of dentists. The challenge is to find a way to create ... publicly operated dental school — University of Florida in Gainesville — that has bee... read more

Dental program to expand to older adults

The I-SMILE program that has brought dental health care ... the same way with adults,” she said. On the last day of 2010, the I-SMILE program for needy children got underway in Iowa. According to the ... read more

Moving dental health into primary care

MH TAKEAWAYS Growing recognition that improved dental health leads to better overall health is leading some providers to look for ways ... report difficulties biting and chewing. Source: Medicaid Adul... read more

The Health 202: The Trump administration may not be able to force drugmakers to advertise their prices

Which leads us to another strange thing about the administration’s move — and why it might be more about looking ... expand the program compared with 5 percent in other states. The report found 22 per... read more

Family Health Centers use state funding to expand services

“We realize that in order to improve our outcome in the dental ... way be taken as the solution to our uninsured problem.” The state’s technical college system and two medical schools will have to be ... read more



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