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

White Paper Stresses Importance of Oral Health Care Benefit for Older Adults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, JULY 19, 2018 – Oral Health America (OHA), along with a diverse group of partners, released a white paper, An Oral Health Benefit in Medicare Part B: It’s Time to Include Oral Health in Health Care. This white paper is an interprofessional, collaborative effort written and published by leaders in the … Read moreWhite Paper Stresses Importance of Oral Health Care Benefit for Older Adults

Celebrating Older American’s Month

This May, Oral Health America (OHA) joins the Administration on Aging in its observance of Older American’s Month and its theme ‘Engage at Every Age’, which emphasizes you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that enrich your physical, emotional and social well-being. For OHA, this means being active in maintaining … Read moreCelebrating Older American’s Month

DentaQuest Foundation Grant Supports Effort for Publicly Funded Dental Coverage

Oral Health America (OHA) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $667,000 from the DentaQuest Foundation (DQF).The grant will provide significant support to expand the Wisdom Tooth Project® and increase capacity to continue advocating for publicly funded dental coverage for Medicare beneficiaries.