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Center for Policy Alternatives. 1999. State of the states: Overview of 1999 state legislation on access to oral health. Washington, DC: Center for Policy Alternatives, 11 pp, (Policy brief).
Center for Policy Alternatives 1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 710 Washington, DC 20009 Telephone: (202) 387-6030Fax: (202) 387-8529E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.stateaction.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 387-6030Fax: (202) 387-8529E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.stateaction.orgAvailable from the website.
This report provides an overview of 1999 state legislation addressing access to oral health. It highlights examples of what states are doing to improve access to oral health services and how they are addressing oral health problems, particularly for underserved communities. Topics discussed include access to dental care, provider incentives, patient rights and quality of care, practice and scope of work, and anesthesia coverage.
Keywords: State legislation, Oral health, Access to health care, Underserved communities, Patient rights, Quality assurance, Licensing, Anesthesia, Reimbursement, Reports, Children, Families
Rose L, Sweet R. 2001. Legislation on dental care access. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council, 34 pp, (Wisconsin Legislative Council report to the legislature).
Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council One East Main Street, Suite 401 Madison, WI 53703-3382 Telephone: (608) 266-1304Fax: (608) 266-3830E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.legis.state.wi.usAvailable from the website. Document Number: RL 2001-05.
Telephone: (608) 266-1304Fax: (608) 266-3830E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.legis.state.wi.usAvailable from the website. Document Number: RL 2001-05.
This report discusses legislation on oral health care access by underserved persons as prepared during the 2001–2002 session of the legislature of Wisconsin. The report is divided into three parts: key provisions of the legislation; committee activity; and the legislation, which includes 2001 Senate Bill 166 and 2001 Assembly Bill 366 as well as 2001 Senate Bill 167 and 2001 Assembly Bill 367. Topics presented in the legislation include tuition assistance for dental students, oral health professionals in the public health administration regions, increases in reimbursement rates for medical assistance, reimbursements for topical fluoride treatments and water fluoridation, and licensing dentists and dental hygienists.
Keywords: Oral health, Access to health care, Dental care, Underserved communities, Wisconsin, Low income groups, Fluorides, Licensing, State legislation, Reimbursement, Costs, Children
American Dental Association. 2001. Future of dentistry: Today's vision—Tomorrow's reality. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 179 pp, (Dental health policy analysis series).
American Dental Association 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611-2678 Telephone: (312) 440-2500Fax: (312) 440-7494E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ada.orgAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN 0-910074-55-0.
Telephone: (312) 440-2500Fax: (312) 440-7494E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ada.orgAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN 0-910074-55-0.
This report evaluates and interprets current information and trends to look to the future, predict future oral health needs, and determine how to address these needs. The report is written for all parties interested in improving global health and specifically for those who are able to contribute to improving the delivery of dental care. Chapter topics include vision and recommendations, clinical dental practice and management, financing of and access to dental services; licensure and regulation of dental professionals; dental education; dental and craniofacial research; and global oral health. Each chapter provides an overview, detailed subtopics, and references. Statistical data are presented in chart, table, and graph formats throughout the report. An index is provided.
Keywords: Oral health, Dental care, Trends, Health care financing, Dental insurance, Access to health care, Dentists, Professional education, Needs assessment, Licensing, Regulations, Statistics, Children, Adults, Families
Center for Policy Alternatives. 2002. State of the states: Overview of 2002 oral health state legislation. Washington, DC: Center for Policy Alternatives, 12 pp, (Policy brief).
This report discusses state legislation on oral health to help analysts understand what state policymakers are proposing and to identify "best practices" across the states. Topics include access to care, provider incentives, patient rights, quality of care, licensure, and scope of work. An overview of federal legislation references, as well as resources, are provided.
Keywords: State legislation, Oral health, Dental care, Provider participation, Access to health care, Underserved communities, Patient rights, Model legislation, Licensing, Federal legislation, Children
Kleiner MM, Park KW. 2010. Battles among licensed occupations: Analyzing government regulations on labor market outcomes for dentists and hygienists. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 42 pp, (Working paper 16560).
National Bureau of Economic Research 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138-5398 Telephone: (617) 868-3900Fax: (617) 868-2742E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.nber.org$5.
Telephone: (617) 868-3900Fax: (617) 868-2742E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.nber.org$5.
This paper focuses on the labor market implications of government requirements related to tasks that dental hygienists are allowed to perform and to dentists’ supervision of dental hygienists’ work. Topics include the evolution of licensing for dentists and hygienists, the legal conditions governing permissible tasks for hygienists that impact both occupations, and the conflict that has arisen over the allocation of work and supervision of tasks.
Keywords: Oral health, Work force, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Market research, Licensing, Regulations, Economics
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