Navigation Links
Dental Services Expand to Serve More Than 280,000 Michigan Children
Date:6/12/2008

Genesee, Saginaw counties join Healthy Kids Dental July 1

LANSING, Mich., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) today announced an expansion of the state's Healthy Kids Dental program to include 80,000 children in Genesee and Saginaw counties, bringing the total number of Michigan children covered to more than 280,000 children. The expansion takes effect July 1, 2008.

"We are extending needed health care for thousands of Michigan children by providing them with access to quality dental services," Granholm said. "Since 2000 when it began as a pilot program, Healthy Kids Dental has proven to be one of the nation's most effective public-private partnerships in delivering care to some of our state's most vulnerable residents."

The program is a partnership between MDCH, Delta Dental, and the Michigan Dental Association and is available to Medicaid-eligible recipients under the age of 21 in 61 of Michigan's 83 counties. Services include oral exams, teeth cleaning, x-rays, and cavity fillings.

"We are proud to be able to expand these services to children in Genesee and Saginaw counties," said MDCH Director Janet Olszewski. "Our children deserve access to quality dental care and this program plays a key role by providing that care."

"By using Delta Dental's network of participating dentists and processing claims as we would for our other customers, we have helped this extraordinary partnership increase access to dental treatment for hundreds of thousands of Michigan children," said Thomas J. Fleszar, president and chief executive officer, Delta Dental. "By all measures, Healthy Kids Dental is a success."

University of Michigan researcher Dr. Stephen A. Eklund conducted a study in 2007 and found dental visits were 50 percent higher for children enrolled in Healthy Kids Dental compared with children enrolled in the traditional Medicaid dental p
'/>"/>

SOURCE Delta Dental Michigan, Ohio, Indiana
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Essential dental treatment safe for pregnant women, says ADA journal study
2. ADA Comments on FDAs Settlement of Dental Amalgam Lawsuit
3. US FDA Admits Risks of Mercury Dental Fillings, Settles Lawsuit
4. Milestone Scientific Expands U.S. and Canadian Distribution Network With Addition of Patterson Dental Supply
5. Axsun Technologies Announces Strategic Supply Agreement for Integrated OCT Engines with Lantis Laser for Dental Imaging Applications
6. Ohio Company to Debut Turnkey Marketing Material During Florida National Dental Convention
7. Dental implants preferred option for aging bridges
8. Dental Implants Preferred Option for Aging Bridges
9. AGD Thanks Senators for Introducing Bill to Reauthorize the Dental Health Improvement Act
10. Incidental adrenal masses commonly seen on CT are usually benign; no follow-up needed
11. United Concordia Dental Celebrates National Smile Month
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Many men are confused ... subject, Renew Man™ is standing up as a voice of authority for men seeking ... healthy aging industry with special experience and expertise in the safe and effective treatment ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Buckeye Health Plan is reminding parents to ... covered for members under the Healthchek program . , “Many schools have ... immunizations may not be allowed to attend when school begins in August,” said ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... SanusEO, the healthcare industry innovator ... executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. McCalley ... global markets with a special emphasis on the healthcare industry. , Today, patients ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 04, 2015 , ... T.E.N., an ... for vendor participating in The ISE® Lions’ Den and Jungle Lounge 2015, which will ... in Las Vegas. , During the event, eight emerging security vendors, known as “Gazelles,” ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... ... finds the North America IT reseller channel will grow at least 6 percent ... of their 2014 pace and greater than their OEM/vendor partners. , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 2Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 3Health News:Buckeye Health Plan Reminds Parents to Keep Immunizations In Mind As School Year Kicks Off 2Health News:SanusEO Hires Healthcare Technology Executive Bruce McCalley As Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing 2Health News:SanusEO Hires Healthcare Technology Executive Bruce McCalley As Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing 3Health News:T.E.N. Releases Pitch Schedule for The ISE® Lions Den & Jungle Lounge 2015 2Health News:T.E.N. Releases Pitch Schedule for The ISE® Lions Den & Jungle Lounge 2015 3Health News:T.E.N. Releases Pitch Schedule for The ISE® Lions Den & Jungle Lounge 2015 4Health News:The 2112 Group Forecasts North America IT Channel to Grow At Least 6% in 2015 2Health News:The 2112 Group Forecasts North America IT Channel to Grow At Least 6% in 2015 3
... Merck is in trouble again. The Federal Drug Administration of U.S ... was pulled out of the market due to safety reasons. ... same class of drugs as Vioxx ,was voted out 20-1 ... Vioxx from the market in September 2004 after research showed that ...
... can be increasingly used to improve patient care. In a recent ... around 2,250 babies in US alone who succumb to sudden infant ... assistant at the University of Texas has come up with a ... , ,Hung Cao, along with his friends developed a device ...
... Fiorillo noticed that her daughter Bianca could not seem to ... She seemed slower at doing things compared to the other ... on diagnoses it was found that she has CMT, Charcot-Marie-Tooth ... and her brother Tony too suffered from it. ...
... therapy for coronary artery disease is four times more likely ... same medical history. ,Historically, studies have shown ... men, but it has remained unclear how much less effective ... pharmacist and adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Michigan ...
... A former official of the Mets, a leading baseball team ... federal court in San Francisco to distributing// performance-enhancing drugs to ... a decade. ,Kirk Radomski, 37, who had worked ... admitted to selling banned drugs, including anabolic steroids, amphetamines and ...
... may be as important to your health as the food ... toxins that might soon become// as important a risk factor ... ,This class of toxins, called advanced glycation end ... of grilled, fried, or broiled animal products, such as meats ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Arcoxia Slammed –Nothing Better Than Vioxx Says FD 2Health News:RFID Use can Avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 2Health News:Cure for CMT 2Health News:Aspirin Therapy for Heart Disease Found More Effective for Men Than Women 2Health News:Aspirin Therapy for Heart Disease Found More Effective for Men Than Women 3Health News:Former Official Confesses He Had Sold Steroids to Leading Baseball Players 2Health News:Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease 2Health News:Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease 3Health News:Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease 4
(Date:8/3/2015)... ReportsnReports.com adds Global Medical ... forecasts as well as Global Medical Simulation Market ... collection of its library. Complete 2015 ... spread across 164 pages, talking about 7 major ... is now available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/407046-global-medical-simulation-industry-report-2015.html . ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015 OmniSeq, LLC ... Institute to the OmniSeq SM Genomic Network.  ... Cancer Institute (RPCI) and announced it was making ... a physician-driven, collaborative approach to genomic diagnostics that ... Cancer Institute is a rapidly expanding, multidisciplinary cancer ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Aug. 3, 2015 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) ... named Chief Corporate Brand and Communications Officer, effective immediately. ... team, Bouryal will lead the company,s worldwide corporate brand ... transition to an independent company by adding sites in ... and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Martin Madaus . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 2Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 3Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 4Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 5Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 6OmniSeq Adds Wilmot Cancer Institute to its Collaboration-Based Treatment Network 2OmniSeq Adds Wilmot Cancer Institute to its Collaboration-Based Treatment Network 3Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Appoints Kristie Bouryal Chief Corporate Brand and Communications Officer 2
... adjusted for perfect focus where it's needed ... This, along with Keeler's wide angle light ... the patient's pupil size, you will see ... Lithium-ion technology provides a longer life battery ...
... ophthalmoscopes are individually adjusted for perfect focus ... not on paper. This, along with Keeler's ... ensures that whatever the patient's pupil size, ... field of view. Lithium-ion technology provides a ...
The Beta 200S combines Heine's patented aspherical optics (U.S. Pat. 4.963.014) and a single-step Rekoss disk with a range of 36 to +38 dpt. to provide perfectly-focused images even in cases of high ...
A full function instrument at an economical price....
Medicine Products: