Actions and Detail Panel
NY State Oral Health Coalition Annual Meeting 2017
Fri, June 2, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
The Federal Landscape: What’s Ahead for New York’s Insurance Programs?
Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Affordable Care Act have been instrumental in reducing the uninsured rate in New York for children and adults and providing oral health and other essential benefits. This session will provide the latest on legislative and administrative actions in Washington that could impact eligibility, benefits and funding for these programs. Learn what you need to know about the federal landscape so you can be engaged and be prepared.
Keynote: Mr. Patrick Finnerty, Senior Advisor for Oral Health Programs, DentaQuest. Improving access to oral health services for Medicaid/CHIP children was a hallmark of Patrick’s tenure as Medicaid Director in Virginia. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences and symposia regarding Medicaid, CHIP and other health care topics. Patrick will be joined by key New York advocates to talk about what is at stake for health coverage and provide information on efforts to protect these programs.
New York State Oral Health Program Update
Dr. Dionne Richardson, DDS, MPH
Dental Director, New York State Department of Health, Division of Family Health
Need to know what is going on in oral health? You’ll find out here.
NYS Prevention Agenda 2013-18: Progress Toward Becoming the Healthiest State
Sylvia Pirani, MPH, MS
Director, Office of Public Health Practice, NYS Department of Health
Discussions will be underway soon for the next Prevention Agenda. Learn about the progress that has been made and thoughts for the coming version.
Tele-dentistry Trends and Innovation
School-Based Oral Health Programs: The Future is Now
Nominations for the Prestigous Dr. Elmer Green Award-
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