New Paper on Oral Health Quality Measures
Considerations for Identifying Pregnancies in Claims Data for Oral Health Care Quality Measuremen explains why oral health care during pregnancy and the development of related oral health care quality measures are important, as well as how health care quality measures are reported. The paper was produced by the Dental Quality Alliance and OHRC.
New Title V NPM 13 Oral Health Resource
Title V National Performance Measure 13 (Oral Health): Fiscal Year 2021 Snapshot highlights states’ experiences with implementing strategies to address NPM 13. It also presents challenges, lessons learned, and accomplishments in promoting preventive dental visits for pregnant women and children and adolescents, ages 1 through 17.
New Report on School-Based Dental Sealant Programs
Best Practice Approach: School-Based Dental Sealant Programs, a report produced by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors and OHRC, includes a rationale and evidence for sealant programs.