Medicaid

Blowing the Whistle on Fraud Protects Vital Programs and Pays Rewards

Healthcare fraud, including fraud involving dental practices, is a top priority of the False...

Governor Abbott Signs Texas Teledentistry Bill into Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed HB 2056 into law, making teledentistry services available...

Children in Foster Care Face Greater Oral Healthcare Needs

Despite mandatory state dental coverage, children in the foster care system face significant barriers...

The Pandemic Made Dental Staffing More Challenging

As society gradually returns to normal, dental practices are hiring again too, according to...

Dental Clinics to Pay $2.7 Million for Alleged Use of Unsterilized Tools

The Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has resolved a former employee’s claims alleging that...

Minnesota Dental Association Calls for Adjustments to Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) is calling on state legislators to address oral health...

Texas Dentists Settle Medicaid Fraud Allegations for $3.1 Million

Two dentists in North Texas, their dental management companies, and certain affiliated pediatric dental...

The Medicaid Orthodontics Program Needs Fixing

Most of the dental profession has been well aware of the ongoing exploitation of...

OHCA Names DentaQuest a Medicaid Benefits Administrator

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) has awarded a one-year dental benefit management contract...

Oral Health Plays a Role Among States With the Best & Worst Children’s Healthcare

WalletHub has completed its annual study of the Best & Worst States for Children’s...