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People in Your State Are Counting on Congress: Now Is the Time to Add Essential Oral Health Coverage to Medicare


Updated: 7/19/21

These factsheets will help you make the case that it’s time for Congress to ensure that people who rely on Medicare for health insurance can afford oral health care. Medicare does not currently cover dental care, leaving hundreds of thousands of people in every state in pain and unable to get the care everyone needs to stay healthy. For too many older adults and people with disabilities, oral health care is too expensive, putting it out of reach even in an emergency.

With these factsheets, you can explain adding oral health coverage to Medicare would bolster your state’s health and economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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