While many of us look to help our aging parents, one aspect of care that is often overlooked is dental care. Medicare does not cover non-emergency dental care, and other … Read More →
In 2017, OHA will continue to build the network and infrastructure necessary to move toward the eventual inclusion of an oral health benefit in Medicare.
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Oral Health America (OHA) has published a new report examining factors impacting the oral health of older Americans. A State of Decay, Vol. III is a state-by-state report of the oral health of its 65+ population and the success or failure of states to address those needs.
Did you know that Medicare does not include a dental benefit? If you plan to retire soon, add this item to your to-do list: a visit to the dentist before … Read More →
Every day in the U.S. 10,000 adults reach age 65 and this “silver tsunami” is only expected to accelerate. Added together, by 2030 there will be 72.1 million older adults … Read More →
A survey conducted by WellPoint, Inc., a health benefit company, shows that 93 percent of older Americans believe good oral health is important to overall health. However, only 4 out … Read More →
The insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are not intended for Medicare beneficiaries to purchase health insurance. However, because Medicare does not include a dental benefit, Medicare … Read More →