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July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Some Alaskans Feeling Pain Of Medicaid Dental Cuts

by The Associated Press

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled following

July 4, 2018 News News

Kentucky Cuts Dental, Vision Coverage for Nearly 500,000 Medicaid Recipients

by Tami Luhby, CNN

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has suspended dental and vision benefits for nearly 500,000 Medicaid recipients after a federal judge blocked his plan to overhaul the safety net program. Bevin’s administration was set to launch a massive reorganization of Medicaid benefits

June 25, 2018 News News

Xerox Ruled Responsible for Fraudulent Medicaid Dental Payments

by Marissa Evans, The Texas Tribune

The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that Xerox is responsible for the $1 billion in fraudulent Medicaid payments the company made while overseeing pre-authorizations for Texas Medicaid patients’ dental work. In a 25-page decision, the state’s high court upheld a Texas

January 22, 2018 News Oral Health

UB Dental Adds Nurses, Dieticians and Audiologists to Treat More than Smiles on Annual Day of Care

by University at Buffalo

Give Kids A Smile Day to focus on total health, offer new services that include hearing loss screenings, healthy eating guidance and Medicaid enrollment support. The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is delivering more than healthy smiles this