Fulfilling the Promise of Children’s Dental Coverage

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  • It's critical to expand dental coverage for children while maintaining and improving coverage options for those who are currently insured.

By Colin Reusch, Senior Policy Analyst with the Children’s Dental Health Project, and Joan Alker, Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families

Introduction

Fulfilling the Promise of Children’s Dental Coverage is the second brief in our Future of Children’s Health Coverage series. The brief, coauthored by Colin Reusch with the Children’s Dental Health Project, offers twelve policy options that state and federal policymakers should consider to strengthen pediatric dental coverage and ensure that more children receive oral health risk assessments.

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Joan Alker
Joan Alker is the Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families and a Research Professor at the Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy

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