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Health Policy Resources Center — Research Briefs

HPRC Research Briefs are posted below, beginning with the most recently-published issue. These PDFs are available for download by clicking on the title.

 

 Infographics

 More than 8 Million Adults Could Gain Dental Benefits through Medicaid Expansion (February 2014)
 Screening for Chronic Diseases in the Dental Office (February 2014)

HPRC Research Briefs
Health Insurance Marketplaces Offer a Variety of Dental Benefit Options, but Information Availability is an Issue (March 2014)
 A Proposed Classification of Dental Group Practices (February 2014)
 More than 8 Million Adults Could Gain Dental Benefits through Medicaid Expansion (February 2014)
 U.S. Dental Spending Remains Flat through 2012 (January 2014)
Dental Care Use among Children Varies Widely across States and between Medicaid and Commercial Plans within a State (October 2013)
 Despite Economic Recovery, Dentist Earnings Remain Flat (October 2013)

Dental Benefits Continue to Expand for Children, Remain Stable for Working-Age Adults (October 2013)

Dental Care Utilization Continues to Decline among Working-Age Adults, Increases among the Elderly, Stable among Children (October 2013)
Financial Barriers to Dental Care Declining after a Decade of Steady Increase (October 2013) 
 Dental Expenditure Expected to Grow at a Much Lower Rate in the Coming Years (August 2013)
 Dental-Related Emergency Department Visits on the Increase in the United States (May 2013)
Affordable Care Act Expands Dental Benefits for Children But Does Not Address Critical Access to Dental Care Issues (April 2013)
Accountable Care Organizations Present Opportunities for the Dental Profession (April 2013)
Dental Benefits to Expand for Children, Likely Decrease for Adults in Coming Years (April 2013)
Dental Practice Expenses Much Higher When Owner Salaries Accounted For (March 2013) 
Per-patient Dental Expenditure Rising, Driven by Baby Boomers (March 2013)
National Dental Expenditure Flat Since 2008, Began to Slow in 2002 (March 2013)
Dental Care Utilization Declined Among Low-income Adults, Increased Among Low-income Children in Most States from 2000 to 2010 (February 2013)  
Dental Care Utilization Declined for Adults and Increased for Children During the Past Decade in the United States (February 2013)
Dentist Income Levels Slow to Recover (February 2013)

 

Reference Documents
Affordable Care Act Expands Dental Benefits for Children But Does Not Address Critical Access to Dental Care Issues - Additional Tables (April 2013)