Medicare Dental Bill Introduced

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CHICAGO, January 7, 2019 – On January 4, Senator Ben Cardin from Maryland introduced S.22, the Medicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019 — a bill that, if enacted, would allow older adults and persons with disabilities to access their oral healthcare as they do their medical care — through Medicare. During the past four years, … Read moreMedicare Dental Bill Introduced

Oral Health America Advocates for Oral Health Equity on Capitol Hill

CHICAGO, October 18, 2018 — Earlier this month, Oral Heath America (OHA) brought Board Members, Oral Health Advocates and staff to Capitol Hill for its annual Advocacy Week event to meet with members of Congress and recognize leaders who have worked toward oral health equity in the public sphere. Advocacy Week is a part of OHA’s … Read moreOral Health America Advocates for Oral Health Equity on Capitol Hill

Announcing OHA’s National Oral Health Report: A State Of Decay

Oral Health America (OHA) has published a national report examining factors impacting the oral health of older adults. A State of Decay, Vol. IV illustrates the need for continued action to ensure America’s rapidly growing population of seniors age healthily and independently.

Advocacy Alert: Senate Bill “Better Care Reconciliation Act” Hurts Oral Health

Next week, Senate leadership intends to vote on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This draft bill includes drastic measures, some even worse than the House AHCA bill, that would undermine oral health and health coverage. Taking action in every state will be critical over the next week. This draft bill … Read moreAdvocacy Alert: Senate Bill “Better Care Reconciliation Act” Hurts Oral Health