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PA Cuts Medicaid Dental Benefits

Group of healthcare workersPennsylvania has reduced its Medicaid dental benefits to basic services – mostly, cleanings, fillings, and extractions.

It has eliminated root canal and periodontal procedures and limits dentures.  The changes are expected to save $42 million this year.

Most states do not pay for any dental care.

Read more about the changes in Pennsylvania’s Medicaid dental benefits and their impact on beneficiaries here.

Filed in Pennsylvania Medicaid laws and regulations, Pennsylvania Medicaid policy.

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