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Medicare Oral Health Coalition: Polls Repeatedly Show Overwhelming Support for Medicare Dental

10.21.2021

As Congress and the White House continue to negotiate the details of the Build Back Better plan, the Medicare Oral Health Coalition reiterates that it is critical time for adding dental coverage to Medicare, an important policy that also has overwhelming public support. Policymakers have the opportunity to advance historic legislation that would lower health care costs for millions of families in America, and comprehensive Medicare oral health coverage is a key piece of that puzzle. As outlined in this memo, dozens of polls have shown strong, bipartisan support for this issue, with results repeatedly showing roughly 9 in 10 voters support Medicare dental coverage. Over the past several months, these polls have shown particularly striking and consistent data.