Tag Archives: Oral Health

Health Affairs Forum: Oral Health In California

Health Affairs is taking its health policy programming to California, where we will host a May 17 event examining the current landscape of oral health in the state.

April 28, 2017

Health Philanthropy’s Role In Uncertain Times, NIH Funding, Oral Health: A Round-Up Of Foundation Blogs

These thoughtful pieces on some daunting challenges were published by foundations and a foundation grantee.

April 27, 2017

Bridging The Dental Divide: Overcoming Barriers To Integrating Oral Health And Primary Care

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

Obamacare, Trumpcare, And Your Mouth

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

Health Affairs Issue: Oral Health And More

The December issue of Health Affairs explores the state of oral health, including financial barriers to dental care and water fluoridation.

December 5, 2016

A Funder Collaborative To Integrate Oral Health Into Primary Care Sets The Bar

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

Health Affairs Briefing: Oral Health

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

Making Dental Care A Part Of ACOs

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

Increasing Access To Dental Care For Seniors To Improve Overall Health

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

Oral Health, Veterans’ Health: Tidbits From The Grantmakers In Health Conference

News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.

April 12, 2016