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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 2011. Innovative state practices for improving the provision of Medicaid dental services: Summary of eight state reports—Alabama, Arizona, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas, and Virginia. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272; Telephone: (202) 784-9771; Fax: (202) 784-9777; OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu.

This report identifies best practices and innovations for improving oral health programs for children enrolled in Medicaid. The content is based on reviews of Medicaid programs in Alabama, Arizona, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas, and Virginia conducted between December 2009 and March 2010. The report highlights innovations and initiatives in the areas of partnerships and collaborations, financing, administration, education, and dental home initiatives.


Individual state reports

Alabama
State of Alabama Medicaid Dental Review

Arizona
State of Arizona Medicaid Dental Review

Maryland
State of Maryland Medicaid Dental Program Review

Nebraska
State of Nebraska Medicaid Dental Review

North Carolina
State of North Carolina Medicaid Dental Review

Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island Medicaid Dental Review

Texas
State of Texas Medicaid Dental Review

Virginia
Commonwealth of Virginia Medicaid Dental Program Review