New dental insurance legislation passes Wisconsin Senate

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Lawmakers pass bill concerning dental insurance The Wisconsin State Senate has approved a new bill concerning dental insurance. This type of insurance coverage has long been a somewhat controversial matter throughout the U.S. Many consumers currently go without dental insurance coverage due to the costs associated with certain policies. Many also consider dental insurance to be inadequate, as there are many costs that are not covered by policies. The legislation passed by lawmakers this week aims to provide more flexibility to dentists who often wrangle with these insurance policies. New…

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Dental study shows unfair treatment towards patients with Medicaid

A study coming from the University of Pennsylvania suggests that children covered under public health insurance policies are far less likely to receive quality dental care. Dentists, the study finds, are more willing to treat children with coverage from private insurance companies. The study was led by Joanna Bisgaier, a PhD student at the university, and was published online yesterday in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Researchers prepared 6 women for the study, each trained to be the mother of a young boy that had…

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