CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Children’s Dental Advocates Circle Wagons After Budget Snub

CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Children’s Dental Advocates Circle Wagons After Budget Snub

Gov. Brown’s proposed budget missed an opportunity to improve access to dental care for children by not addressing California’s inadequate Medi-Cal rates for dental providers, which are some of the lowest in the country,” said Jenny Kattlove, senior director at the Children’s Partnership, a national advocacy group based in Santa Monica.

“More than half of California’s children are enrolled in Medi-Cal, yet significant numbers of these children are not getting needed dental care,” Kattlove said.

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