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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.

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Dental Care - Medicaid and Chip

Dental health is an important part of peoples overall health. States are required to provide dental benefits to children covered by Medicaid and the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but states choose whether to provide dental benefits for adults. See the 2010 Medicaid-CHIP Oral Health Services fact sheet for information on childrens access to dental services and opportunities and challenges to obtaining care.

Source: dnav.cms.gov

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Publisher
Modified
2015-12-22
Release Date
2015-12-22
Frequency
Irregularly
Homepage URL
Identifier
288
Temporal Coverage
Fri, 01/01/2010 - 05:00 to Fri, 12/31/2010 - 05:00
License
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Data Quality
True
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Harvest Source Titlednav.cms.gov
Harvest Source URIhttps://dnav.cms.gov/api/healthdata
Last Harvest PerformedFri, 10/18/2019 - 02:51
Medicare