Tag Archives: Oral Health
American systems of oral and systemic health---training, licensure, service delivery, and insurance---continue to operate in parallel. A growing evidence base points to the cost and quality shortfalls associated with having separate systems treat the same person.
January 19, 2017
Though the ACA reinforced the status quo approach of maintaining separate medical and dental care financing and delivery systems, there have been some interesting lessons worth highlighting.
January 13, 2017
The December issue of Health Affairs explores the state of oral health, including financial barriers to dental care and water fluoridation.
December 5, 2016
Nearly four years ago, three foundations around the country set out to engage primary care providers in promoting the relationship of good oral health to overall health and to gain their support for an efficient and effective delivery framework. What are the outcomes and lessons learned from...
December 1, 2016
Join us for our next issue briefing on Oral Health on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C.
November 29, 2016
The Affordable Care Act offers new opportunities to bring medical and dental care delivery closer together to improve, integrate, and coordinate care via accountable care organizations or other kinds of clinically integrated networks.
September 7, 2016
A foundation, soon to open a Senior Dental Center, is also exploring which are the appropriate payment and reimbursement models to tackle the cost and access barriers preventing seniors from receiving proper oral health care.
April 26, 2016
News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.
April 12, 2016
Calling all abstracts! Health Affairs is planning to publish an issue on oral health.
February 16, 2016
Other topics highlighted in these blog posts from foundations around the country are HIV/AIDS and smoking prevention.
January 7, 2016