Congress renewed funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six more years as part of a short-term funding extension bill to support the federal government through February 8, 2018. With funding secured for six more years, states will have the resources to continue covering medical and dental services for children and families. “We are grateful … Read more
Oral Health America (OHA) applauds Congress for passage of the RAISE Family Caregivers Act on January 8, 2018, announced OHA President/CEO Beth Truett. The bill goes to President Donald J. Trump for his signature. Once enacted into law, the Act will direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain and periodically … Read more
The new infographic summarizes the preferences of adults aged 50+ for adding dental coverage as a benefit in Medicare.
Earlier this month, Oral Heath America (OHA) brought Board Members, Oral Health Advocates and staff to Capitol Hill for their annual Advocacy Day event to meet with members of Congress and recognize leaders who have worked toward oral health equity in the public sphere.
Last week, we held our Advocacy Week as part of our annual Fall for Smiles campaign. Check out our Storify about the week’s activities, which underscore the differences between equal access to oral healthcare and having equitable opportunity to achieve good oral health outcomes.
Oral Health America (OHA) is encouraging all Americans to adopt good oral health habits as part of its annual public awareness campaign, Fall for Smiles. This week, OHA is hosting Advocacy Week from Monday, October 2 through Friday, October 6.