An Early Look at President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s Positions on Health Care arrives today from the The Association of Health Care Journalists in the form of an assemblage from Pia Christensen for the blog Covering Health. Via links to coverage from NPR, Forbes and Stat, among others,... CONTINUE READING
Recently, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced almost $500 million in new Affordable Care Act funding to assist public and private nonprofit health centers across the country to provide more primary care to their communities. The awards include approximately... CONTINUE READING
By Alison Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com The areas of the nation that top the list in unemployment also see a prevalence of a condition that could prevent someone from getting a job: missing teeth. According to an article on USAtoday.com, the number of working-age Americans with absent... CONTINUE READING
What would prompt a 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska native to drive 3,700 miles for a dental visit? According to an Associated Press story by Astrid Galvan, Mark Bolzern had 62,000 reasons: "For Bolzern, seeing a dentist in Los Algodones meant a savings of up to $62,000. He was told the extensive... CONTINUE READING
By Alison Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com Since dental benefits were cut from California's public health insurance for the poor, Emergency Department visits shot up for dental related issues. At least that's according to a study published May 4 in Health Affairs, which examined ED for... CONTINUE READING
You may have questions about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for dentists. The Association invites queries at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The ADA Center for Professional Success offers news and information specifically useful to dentists about the Affordable Care Act... CONTINUE READING
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