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Entries in Charitable Care (64)

Wednesday
Jan222014

WASHINGTON ORAL HEALTH FOUNDATION NEWS · JANUARY 2014

Planning a Give Kids A Smile event? Let WOHF help!
Every February, dentists around the state hold Give Kids a Smile events, offering free oral health care to children without access to dental care. The Washington Oral Health Foundation would like to help make your event successful.

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Monday
Jan062014

Washington Dentists launch the Dental Referral Program for Children to coincide with Affordable Care Act implementation

The Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) has established a toll free number and website to help parents connect their children to local dentists that accept their children’s insurance. This initiative, called the Dental Referral Program for Children, coincides with the January 1, 2014 implementation of mandatory pediatric dental coverage for all children in Washington state.

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Thursday
Jan022014

Adult Dental Medicaid Reinstated January 1, 2014

Adult dental Medicaid funding was restored for thousands of adults on January 1. For three years, a comprehensive Medicaid benefit has only provided to 38,000 of the states nearly 500,000 Medicaid-eligible adults. During this time, most Medicaid-eligible adults only had access to emergent care.

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Thursday
Dec122013

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: UWSoD STUDENTS IN JAMAICA

Editor’s Note: For some years, UWSoD students have been making the trek to Jamaica to deliver dental care to the island’s underserved population. We asked them to write a little about their experiences there. What follows are their observations, in their own words. 

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