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Medicaid

Research examines effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled children

April 17, 2017
Texas A&M, University of Alabama at Birmingham study suggests early dental visits may not prevent later problems

The American Health Care Act: What happened?

April 4, 2017
The health care reform attempt failed, but it’s hardly the first time

Recession ripple effects: More children in CHIP and Medicaid

April 6, 2016
When things get tough, more children get public health insurance and states should be prepared for the increased costs

First Dental Home: Is the initiative working? 

September 17, 2015

Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry researchers have received a $100,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health - Gulf States Health Policy Center to evaluate the effectiveness of this state program, intended to improve the oral health of youngsters ages 6 months to 35 months.

Dental coverage for children in health care act

April 22, 2013

When it comes to health care, the mouth is often treated separately from the rest of the body, but the Affordable Care Act may serve to bridge the gap – at least for children – says the Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry.

Central Texas submits Medicaid waiver plan

December 13, 2012

Following federal approval for a waiver that allows Texas to provide cost-saving Medicaid improvements, the Texas A&M Health Science Center has taken a leading role in two of the state’s new regional healthcare partnerships (RHPs) – one in Central Texas, the other in the Brazos Valley area. On Dec. 12, a health care plan for RHP 8 – Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, Milam, Mills, San Saba and Williamson counties - was signed and certified at the TAMHSC Round Rock Campus, then submitted to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for formal review and approval.

Brazos Valley area submits Medicaid waiver plan

November 27, 2012

Following federal approval for a waiver that allows Texas to provide cost-saving Medicaid improvements, the Texas A&M Health Science Center has taken a leading role in two of the state’s new regional healthcare partnerships (RHPs) – one in Central Texas, the other in the Brazos Valley area.