Learn about new ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) research on dental care in state Medicaid programs during this webinar recorded October 4, 2021.

Moderated by HPI Chief Economist & VP Marko Vujicic, PhD, and presented by HPI Senior Health Policy Analyst, Chelsea Fosse, DMD, MPH, you’ll hear about new research that underscores how different the Medicaid landscape is for children compared to adults and how much work needs to be done to improve adult dental coverage in Medicaid. Zachary Hairston, DDS, from the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services also joins the discussion to share his insights.

Access the research discussed during this webinar here: https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/publications/webinars/insights-on-medicaid-dental-care-programs?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=hpi-medicaid-data-driven-insights&utm_campaign=hpi

Jump to highlights of the discussion:

4:10 Data and methods for determining reimbursement rates
8:11 State-by-state analysis of dentist participation in Medicaid
16:01 Dentist dis-enrollment from Medicaid since the onset of the pandemic
16:44 Data and methods for determining dental care use patterns
21:35 What would it cost to provide extensive dental coverage?
27:04 Discussion with Dr. Zachary Hairston
49:50 Q&A

For more research from HPI, visit https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=hpi-medicaid-data-driven-insights&utm_campaign=hpi

The views of HPI webinar panelists do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.