Children's Dental Care Gets Boost In Health Reform Plans

Kaiser Health News reporter Jessica Marcy reports on on the prospects in pending health reform proposals for improving access pediatric dental care. "'The silver lining of all this heated debate, for children at least, is that in almost every conversation, in every version of a bill, there's some provision for children's oral health,' said Amir Moursi, chair of the department of pediatric dentistry at New York University's College of Dentistry. Yet in a surprising twist, some insurance industry experts worry that the legislation may create unintended consequences and disruptions for adult and family dental coverage" (10/13). Read the full story. Read related content: Children's Dental Health, By The Numbers.

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