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Mississippi Headwaters Area Dental Health Center

  • Project title: Ensuring Patient Success with Outreach and Support
  • Grant period: 6/01/2009-5/30/2012
  • Contact name: Ms. Jeanne M Larson, Executive Director
  • Location: Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Program Overview: This program addresses barriers to oral healthcare for low-income individuals who are eligible for subsidized care programs and who live within several rural Minnesota counties. The program established a patient support center within a new dental access clinic. The center’s services include a treatment coordinator to advise patients of their recommended treatment plan, insurance counseling, child care, transportation assistance, and referrals to social and private agencies.

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