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Entries in Charitable Care (62)

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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Monday
Dec022013

ABCD UPDATE

Washington state is leading the nation in providing preventative dental care to young children from low-income families. In our state, over 50 percent of all Medicaid-enrolled children, under the age of six, are currently receiving dental care. This success can be largely attributed to the Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) program.

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Friday
Nov222013

Pierce County Dental Society Give Back To Their Community At Two Recent Events

Project Homeless Connect · October 23, 2013

By Cheryl Jenkins, PCDS Executive Director

CJ Jung wrote: “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do”.  

The words could not be more true for the volunteers at the October 23rd Project Homeless Connect which was held at the Tacoma Dome. 

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