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Posted at Nov 4, 2013 by JG

Medicaid restoring full dental » columbian.com

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Hundreds of thousands of low-income Washington residents will soon have dental coverage. Since January 2011, the state Health Care Authority has provided only emergency dental coverage for most adult Medicaid clients. Coverage included extractions, treatment of trauma-caused damage and temporary relief of pain or infection. But beginning Jan. 1, the state will restore the adult dental benefits cut three years ago and provide the full slate of preventive and restorative dental care — services such as routine checkups, cleanings, fillings, root canals and dentures — for everyone on Medicaid. “We’re just so happy the program was restored,” said Gail Baum, manager of the Medicaid dental program. “You don’t know how hard it is to tell someone you can’t pay for this,” she said. “We’re supposed to be taking care of the whole person, and dental is a big part of that.”

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