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Health Care Reform Law Could Improve Children's Oral Health, states Delta Dental Plans Association
Date:4/1/2010

Newly-signed legislation will open doors to more dental care

(PRWEB) April 1, 2010 -- With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its corresponding reconciliation bill, uninsured children are one step closer to getting needed oral health care.

“We applaud the president and Congress for addressing the oral health needs of children,” said Kim E. Volk, president and CEO of the Delta Dental Plans Association, the nation’s largest provider of dental benefits. “Children’s dental benefits will thankfully be part of the essential benefits package in 2014 under this legislation,” said Volk. “This should translate into millions of children gaining access to professional dental care, with an emphasis on prevention.”

The addition of pediatric dental coverage under health reform acknowledges the connection of oral health to overall health. In effect, children’s dental services will be required to be offered through state health insurance exchanges. Additionally, the legislation recognizes the special value of stand-alone dental plans by allowing those seeking coverage through an exchange to purchase their children’s dental benefits separately from dental carriers, such as Delta Dental, that have decades of experience designing and administering dental plans.    

Given a choice, most employers purchase dental insurance from a stand-alone dental carrier, and many individuals likewise prefer dental benefits offered by specialty carriers that focus on dental. Allowing people to select stand-alone dental coverage ensures transparency and is consistent with the current market, where about 97 percent of dental coverage is provided through policies that are separate from medical plans.

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