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Pennsylvania Cuts Medicaid Coverage for Dental Care

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013


While most states do not pay for any dental care, Pennsylvania is one of a handful that does. Recently, however, Gov. Tom Corbett reduced the coverage for 2 million adult Medicaid patients to basic dental care, according to The changes have eliminated coverage for root canals and periodontal disease work, and limited the number of dentures a patient can receive. The plan now covers little more than cleanings, fillings, and extractions.

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