CareQuest Addresses Oral Health of Low-Income Populations

The CareQuest Institute for Oral Health published “Addressing Oral Health of Low-Income Populations: A Call to Action” in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open. The article underscores the importance of strengthening Medicaid benefits to include dental coverage. The commentary was in response to the article and study that suggested that the combination of Medicaid expansion and addition of Medicaid dental benefits not only improved coverage and access to dental care among low-income adults but also produced significant improvements in clinical indicators of oral health.

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