Utah dental program for Medicaid patients remains unfunded

09/18/2013 | Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

Funding has not been released for a pilot program in Utah to increase the number of dentists providing care to Medicaid beneficiaries. The current system encourages expensive emergency department care instead of less-expensive preventive care, critics say. Dental care affects overall health and is "a cost savings in the long run," state Rep. Tim Cosgrove said.

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