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It’s difficult to figure out how dentistry fits into the health care system, especially when looking at federal programs like Medicaid. The perceived complexity of the treatment and reimbursement processes within the Medicaid program can affect a dentist’s desire to treat this underserved population.
Not only is it important to understand the benefits of treating Medicaid patients in reducing barriers to care, but also to learn that treating this population doesn’t have to be burdensome or cost prohibitive in your practice. This session will provide an overview of the principles of Medicaid and the benefits of treating Medicaid patients, as well as debunk common misconceptions about treating this population.