Health Policy/Advocacy

Connecticut Oral Health Initiative

2020 - $85,000

This funding will support the Connecticut Oral Health Initiative in its advocacy efforts to reduce disparities in oral health care. The organization’s work will include examining the impact of a recently implemented cap on oral health coverage for adults covered by Medicaid, working with school-based health centers to develop school-based dental sealant programs, advocating for the sustainability of school-based health centers as key access points for children to receive oral health care, and advocacy for the inclusion of oral health in health reforms related to data collection and outcomes measurement.

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