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17

Apr

2018

A State of Decay Report Underscores Need for Advocacy, Community Engagement in Virginia

Oral Health America’s (OHA) national report A State of Decay, Vol. IV examines key indicators that impact the oral health of older adults in all states. Virginia narrowly earned a “Good” rating with a 70% score, putting us 11th in the nation for our efforts to improve oral health in seniors. With 1.35 million seniors living in Virginia (16% of our total population), this report illustrates Virginia’s progress and identifies a need for continued action to ensure America’s rapidly growing older population ages healthily and independently.

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22

Jan

2018

Sign-on to Support an Adult Medicaid Dental Benefit

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12

Apr

2016

New Online Resource Reinforces Integrated Care

The Virginia Oral Health Coalition (VaOHC) has put together a new resource for health providers who are interested in oral health integration: the Integration Toolkit. The toolkit is an online resources to walk you through the key steps of oral health integration. 

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16

Mar

2015

Kids' Coverage Matters

FAMIS provides affordable health, dental and mental health coverage to children and pregnant women living in families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but too little to afford private insurance.  Yet, over 100,000 eligible children in Virginia are not enrolled, and the program faces expiration in September 2015.

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