Dental Health

Medicaid Fraud Busters Learn From Experience

BY: - June 4, 2012

iStockphoto Texas had an unusually high Medicaid orthodontics bill in 2010. At $185 million, the state was reportedly spending more than the other 49 states combined. Claims data showed that it had led the nation for three consecutive years in total dollars spent to help children with crooked teeth. Or at least that’s what state […]

Six States Lead in Children’s Dental Health

BY: - February 23, 2010

New Mexico has fewer dentists per capita than all but one state, and one in five of its residents is uninsured. Despite its challenges, the state is among six national leaders in providing for the dental health of its children, according to a new 50-state report by the Pew Center on the States , the […]