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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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]
Keywords: State Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, Oral health, Region IV, Access to health care, Children, Child health, State programs, Public private partnership, Collaboration, Conferences, North Carolina, Litigation, Indiana, Georgia, Dental care, Statistics, Dental professionals, Racial factors, Poverty, Dental caries, North Carolina, Trends