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Dental Insurance | Medicaid | HIP Dental Provider

LADD Dental Group: Dental Benefits & MedicaidDid my state expand Medicaid eligibility, and what does that mean for my dental practice? As of November 2017, 33 states including the District of Columbia expanded Medicaid eligibility. Of those states, 24 states including the District of Columbia provide at least limited dental benefits for adults (updated December 2017). Demand for Medicaid dental services among children and adults is likely to increase moving forward, regardless of Medicaid expansion. The growth in demand depends on the level of adult dental benefits covered by each state and the number of uninsured individuals that qualify for Medicaid moving forward. Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Current Status of State Medicaid Expansion Decisions. State Health Facts. As of November 8, 2017. Available from: https://www.kff.org/health-reform/slide/current-status-of-the-medicaid-expansion-decision/.  HPI analysis of state Medicaid websites. 
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