Articles tagged with 'Dental Coverage' | DentaQuest Ventures

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2020
January
30,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, ranks highest in customer satisfaction with dental plan insurers, according to the 2019 J.D. Power Dental Plan Satisfaction ReportSM. The report measures customer satisfaction ...
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2018
June
27,
2018
| 04:03 PM America/New_York
A new dental care model, pioneered by Advantage Dental, provides high quality oral care to Medicaid recipients at 21 percent less than the national average by focusing on prevention. How does it work and can other states follow?  ...
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February
27,
2018
| 05:32 PM America/New_York
A lot of brands who are very successful don't have the same cache as other brands. However, there are quite a few out there — from service organizations like WeGoLook to cool business apps like Calendar. However, they are relatively unknown when yo...
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2017
September
08,
2017
| 05:11 PM America/New_York
September is a big month for kids – not only are they starting or heading back to school, but this year they also are taking center stage in Washington as Congress heads back from its own summer recess. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Pro...
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August
18,
2017
| 09:22 PM America/New_York
As a partner to states and the largest Medicaid / CHIP dental benefits administrator in the country, we at DentaQuest must stay updated on the latest health care policy trends - in large part because anything in the health space affects the oral heal...
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July
27,
2017
| 10:00 PM America/New_York
As the Senate debates health care bill proposals to transform our care delivery and financing systems, we must ensure they protect access to dental coverage for all Americans.Over the past few years, more and more Americans have been able to access a...
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April
05,
2017
| 03:09 PM America/New_York
More than 46 million seniors lack dental coverage, according to a 2015 report on enrollment from the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) and Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA). And that number is only expected to rise with our burgeoning p...
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January
24,
2017
| 04:58 PM America/New_York
As the new Trump Administration and Republican Congress begin their work this month, they will have the opportunity to advance conservative priorities through major legislative changes. At the top of their list is repealing the Affordable Care Act (A...
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2016
December
06,
2016
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Medicaid programs are well-positioned to prioritize optimal oral health in their states through adult dental benefits, but systematic changes are necessary to fully address barriers to dental care. Although Medicaid programs are required to provide p...
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October
04,
2016
| 04:42 PM America/New_York
States and managed care organizations face real challenges when it comes to running a successful Medicaid program and helping people get and stay healthy. Medicaid leaders find themselves faced with extremely difficult decisions about how best to pri...
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2011
December
16,
2011
| 03:22 PM America/New_York
Guest blog post by Cindy Hannon, DentaQuest Institute Quality Improvement ManagerI just had an inspiring experience at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) 23rd Annual Forum. Over 6,000 participants (yes 6,000!) converged on Orlando, Flor...
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October
28,
2011
| 05:50 PM America/New_York
By Ralph Fuccillo, President, DentaQuest FoundationAccording to a recent report from the Institute of Medicine, “Millions of Americans are not receiving needed dental care services because of "persistent and systemic" barriers that limit their access...
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August
29,
2011
| 08:23 PM America/New_York
The Boston Business Journal honored Dr. Mark Doherty, Executive Director of the DentaQuest Institute as a 2011 Health Care Champion for his work in expanding the reach of oral health care throughout Massachusett at the 2011 Champions in Health Care b...
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August
17,
2011
| 04:02 PM America/New_York
By Ralph Fuccillo, President, DentaQuest Foundation When healthcare reform goes into effect in 2014, nearly every child in the United States will have access to dental benefits coverage, through Medicaid expansion and state exchanges, many for the f...
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June
27,
2011
| 08:48 PM America/New_York
It was great to see the National Prevention Council’s recently released action plan for health prevention – but I couldn’t help but notice that there was no mention of the importance of oral health—at all.Prevention is what helps us have good oral he...
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June
01,
2011
| 03:31 PM America/New_York
In April, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on the state of oral health in America, concluding a two year evaluation of the current oral health care system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requested and funded t...
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March
07,
2011
| 09:59 PM America/New_York
This February, U.S. District Court Justice Rya W. Zobel ended 5-years of court oversight of the MassHealth (Medicaid) dental care program for low-income children. This is a milestone to celebrate. In 2005, as the conclusion to a class action la...
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February
25,
2011
| 04:08 PM America/New_York
This week, I have the pleasure of recognizing my colleague Dr. Rob Compton, who was recently appointed to the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) Advisory Committee on Research and Development of Performance Measures.Dr....
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