Health Care Reform (2009)

How will health reform affect dental coverage?

How will health reform affect dental coverage?

Much of the attention over what changes federal health reform will bring has focused on doctor visits and hospital stays. But what about dental care?

Tequila Terry, director of plan and partner management for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, addresses what is coming when the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, becomes effective Jan. 1.

How will access to dental care change under health reform?

The Affordable Care Act created a concept called essential health benefits, and that requires certain categories of health care to be included in all plans offered to consumers. Pediatric dental coverage is now a requirement for private insurance...