Letter: IHS Letter to Tribal Leaders on CHAP Expansion
On June 1, 2016, Ms. Mary Smith, Principal Deputy Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), issued a letter to Tribal Leaders to initiate a Tribal Consultation to seek input on a policy statement describing the intention of the IHS to create a national Community Health Aide Program.
Policy Brief: Oral Health Quality Improvement in the Era of Accountability
This is a policy brief for the report, Oral Health Quality Improvement in the Era of Accountability.
The State of Children’s Dental Health: Making Coverage Matter
A report by Pew Center on the States, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and DentaQuest Foundation
Training New Dental Health Providers in the U.S. – Full Report
This 52 page report explores the interest and need to establish new midlevel dental providers in the U.S. The genesis of this interest is concern about access to care for underserved populations whose higher oral disease rates and unmet oral care needs are well documented.
Help Wanted: A Policy Maker’s Guide to New Dental Providers
This full report reviews steps that policymakers may consider to improve oral health access for underserved communities.
Help Wanted: A Policy Maker’s Guide to New Dental Providers (Issue Brief)
The issue brief Help Wanted: A Policy Maker’s Guide to New Dental Providers is a summary of the full report.
Community-Based Oral Health Programs: A Need and Plan for Evaluation
Based on a review of program evaluations and interviews with community-based oral health experts, program administrators, providers, policymakers, and researchers.