Dental Case Manager Encounters: The association with retention in dental care and treatment plan completion
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In this article, we first provide information about CSHCN, insurance status, and associated disparities. We then discuss practice and policy initiatives that social workers could pursue to reduce these disparities, including initiatives prompted by the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Action aimed at ensuring access to health coverage and care for vulnerable children and their families is a critical component of the mission of the social work profession; social workers are encouraged to take action to promote social and economic justice for CSHCN and their families.
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau’s Community-Based Dental Partnership Program (CBDPP) introduces dental students and residents at several dental schools to care for vulnerable patients through didactic and clinical work in community-based dental settings. This study of the dental students and residents in this program answered three questions:
This article was published in the Journal of Dental Education.
Authors: Tobias, C., Dworetzky, B.A., Honberg, L., Feist, D
Project: The Catalyst Center
Keywords: CYSHCN, Medicaid/CHIP
This is the third webinar in a five-webinar series about the Catalyst Center’s technical assistance tool Public Insurance Programs and Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Tutorial on the Basics of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).