2000. Maternal and Child Health Conference Region IV: Building Partnerships to Improve Children's Access to Medicaid/CHIP Oral Health Services, March 3 and 4, 2000. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau; Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, Department of Pediatric Dentistry; Baltimore, MD: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, 90 pp.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
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Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450
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This notebook for attendees is from the Maternal and Child Health Conference for Region IV, Building Partnerships to Improve Children's Access to Medicaid/CHIP Oral Health Services, held on March 3-4, 2000, in Cary, North Carolina. The notebook begins with the conference schedule and includes materials from all the presentations. Topics discussed include (1) access to dental care for children; (2) state programs to improve access to care in Indiana, Georgia, and North Carolina; (3) an overview of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), with an emphasis on North Carolina; (4) the role of various dental professionals in improving access to care; and (5) the role of public-private partnerships and litigation in improving access to care. Presentations on specific states include statistical information about poverty, racial factors, and the number of dental professionals providing care to Medicaid-enrolled children. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]