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Feb

2017

Health Policy Update: Virginia's 2017 Session, ACA Repeal and Medicaid

Congressional Republicans released a summary of their proposed ACA replacement. While no bill has been filed, the policy brief provides a snapshot of key components. The proposal repeals the individual mandate, makes no mention of pre-existing conditions and repeals most taxes and fees which provide funding for the components of the ACA. The proposal does not provide any details about how the Republicans will pay for the programs outlined.

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24

Feb

2015

Dental care important but elusive for many adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Each February, advocates across the U.S. raise awareness about the importance of dental health. Dental issues cause thousands of lost school and work hours each year. Good home hygiene and regular, professional dental care are critical steps to maintaining optimal oral health and preventing costly and painful oral conditions. Yet, for many low-income, health-disadvantaged adults in Virginia, simple home hygiene practices and trips to the dentist remain elusive.
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23

Jan

2015

Happy 70th Anniversary, Water Fluoridation!

Happy anniversary to water fluoridation – otherwise known as dental disease prevention in the tap! On January 25, 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city in the world to fluoridate its community water supply. [Read more]

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