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Proposed Rule to Include Adult Dental Coverage as an Essential Health Benefit on the ACA Exchanges

Health · November 29, 2023 · The Editors

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published on November 24, 2023, in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would allow states to include adult dental services as […]

Opinion: How to Combat Racism and Bias in Dentistry

Health · November 27, 2023 · The Editors

In this op ed article published on November 8, 2023, in the California Health Report, Elisa M. Chávez, D.D.S., discusses disparities in oral health care and highlights some of the […]

CMS Takes Important Steps in Addressing Coverage Gaps and Inconsistencies in Essential Health Benefits

Medicare · November 16, 2023 · The Editors

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that it is taking important steps to remove barriers to coverage for adult dental care. In the annual Notice of […]

Public Statement on Medicare Coverage of Medically Necessary Oral and Dental Health Therapies

Medicare · November 7, 2023 · The Editors

The Consortium for Medically Necessary Oral Health Coverage welcomes the final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2024 as another important step forward for Medicare beneficiaries and oral systemic health. “By […]

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