Overspending in Dental Services Does Not Provide Benefits

Overspending
Thanks to one of the state programs in Nevada, people with disabilities were supposed to get free dental services and to get a job that would provide them with the money needed for a living. But, according to the latest audit, this state program led to about one million dollars in overspending. The thing is that about 42 percent of all the customers received the coverage of their dental needs and a...

Dental Plans Become More Transparent and Effective

Dental Plans Data
It is great news that dental plans will demonstrate how much money is spent on providing direct dental services rather than to show information on costs and profits. The legislation is signed and all the hidden information will be accessible to analyze and the efficacy of these expenses will be assessed. According to Assembly Bill 1962, the existing dental plans had to spend about 80% of the profits...

Medicaid Fails to Provide Affordable Dental Care

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North Carolina’s Missions of Mercy program appears to be really effective in providing adults and kids with affordable and free dental services. Thanks to enthusiasm of dentists and volunteers, a lot of people received the proper dental care and managed to cope with dental pain. On the one hand, the results are astonishing and people who had no money for dental services could receive all the needed...

Expect Dental Benefits for Kids from Covered California

California Dental
One of the leading dental companies, named Covered California, has announced new family dental plans for patients who would like to use health insurance coverage in 2015. One of the benefits of these health insurance plans is that patients will be able to get pediatric dental benefits. These family dental plans will not have such an opportunity at the beginning of open enrollment but will be available...

Texas Sues Xerox for Spending Much Money on Dental Services

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The results of a federal audit in association with increased financial losses in the sphere of Medicaid were published on Monday. It appeared that a lot of money was spent on a number of dental and orthodontic procedures with the help of a Texas state agency. This federal audit was conducted by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and according to it, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission...

Using Art to for Better Dental Work Results

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The Smile Design Gallery in New York City provides the best way of giving. Since it was launched last spring by celebrity dentist Dr. Lee Gause, the charity has been providing complimentary dental services to people without insurance. The funding comes from several auctions and art shows featuring artists and celebrities such as Fab Five Freedy, Angelo Romano, Chi Modu, Swizz Beatz, and A$AP TyY. The...

Davidson County Dentists Providing Dental Care to Patients with Medicaid Only

Davidson County Health Department has announced that it will permanently close its dental clinic on Friday. The facility had been part of the Davidson Medical Ministries and Davidson Health Services found on Salisbury Street. According to the statement released by the Davidson County Health Department, it was their privilege to provide dental services for children with Health Choice and Medicaid for...

Dental Benefits to Solve Absences at Work

Dental Benefits for Employees
According to the Denplan Health and Wellbeing survey 2014, 68 percent of respondents said that providing dental benefit to workers can help manage sickness leaves. The survey asked 488 employee benefits decision makers as well 5,000 adults. The survey suggested that 32 percent of the workers said that dental benefits are vital in showing support to workers’ wellbeing. According to the research, 35...

Dental Care Now Available for People on Medicaid

Medicaid dental care
Most adults in the Colorado don’t know that they have access to dental care. The Northeast Colorado Oral Health Coalition wants to spread the word about the issue and to encourage people on Medicaid to find out about the dental coverage benefit and schedule a visit to a dental provider. Qualified adults who are enrolled in Colorado Medicaid have access to dental benefits since April 1, 2014. The...

Cutting of Dental Coverage Not Beneficial

Dental Coverage
Two after cutting the budget for a program that gave dental care coverage to the poor people of Illinois, lawmakers have signed a plan to restore the coverage after health experts said that the cutting of the coverage was not doing the state good. The House and the Senate voted to restore the preventive dental care coverage for adults to the Medicaid program that amounts to $35 million a year. It was...