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A Costly Dental Destination: Hospital Care Means States Pay Dearly

Description
Discusses dental-related hospital visits which are fueled by the difficulty that disadvantaged people have getting regular preventive care from dentists and other types of providers. Discusses access to preventive care, Medicaid-enrolled children who do not receive dental care, and the fact that many dentists do not accept Medicaid-enrolled children.
Date
02/2012
Type
Document
Organization
Pew Charitable Trusts
Tagged as
Access · Dental workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Medicaid · Oral health

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