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Use of Emergency Departments for Conditions Related to Poor Oral Health Care

Description
Reports findings from a study of seven states that looked at use of emergency departments to address oral health needs. Provides data for rural and urban areas and discusses the potential impacts of differences in state Medicaid policies.
Author(s)
Emily F. Shortridge, Jonathan R. Moore
Date
08/2010
Type
Document
Organization
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services · Medicaid · Oral health · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data