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Low-income kids' dental hospital fields new complaints

Visits to a dentist can be upsetting for small children, though when Autum Archuleta took her son Nathan to a Small Smiles dental hospital in Feb 2010, it was over anything she could have imagined. The dentist gave Nathan, afterwards roughly 3, 3 crowns, dual baby base canals and 6 china fillings in 25 minutes.

While in a watchful room, Archuleta says she listened her son screaming and detonate into a diagnosis room. She says Nathan was great and struggling to pierce while being hold down by 3 hospital employees and wrapped from his conduct to his feet in a stabilization

Article source: http://todayhealth.today.com/_news/2012/12/11/15839314-low-income-kids-dental-clinic-fields-new-complaints?lite

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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 Dental Offices No Comments

Dental Abuse of U.S. Poor Dodges Ejection from Medicaid

The association behind a sequence of dental
clinics that mistreated pediatric patients was hold breaking
health-care manners so mostly that U.S. regulators threatened to
expel it from Medicaid in March, according to newly released
documents and interviews with sovereign officials.

The authorities corroborated off after a company, Church Street
Health Management LLC, pronounced expelling a supervision funding
might means clinics to tighten and interrupt caring to thousands of
poor children. Nashville-based Church Street manages 63 dental
centers underneath a Small Smiles, Wild Smiles and other “Smiles”
brands in 21 states.

Now a troubled, closely hold organisation has emerged with a

Article source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-26/dental-abuse-of-u-s-poor-dodges-ejection-from-medicaid.html

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 Dental Offices No Comments

Medicaid recruiters hasten for Texas dental patients

They competence be called annuity hunters.

They’re dressed as dental professionals, though they are recruiters whose pursuit is to find Medicaid-eligible children for dentists to work on.

In 2010, Medicaid paid $1.6 billion for dental work on children, some-more than $500 per child.

The recruiter’s pursuit is to tempt relatives to take their children to a bureau of a certain dentist. They mostly give giveaway gifts to relatives to sign a bargain.

Some dentists, in turn, recompense a recruiters by giving them a reward for any child they move in to a office.

All of it is eventually saved by taxpayers’ money.

On a new Friday

Article source: http://www.kens5.com/news/local/Medicaid-recruiters-scramble-for-Texas-dental-patients-156914145.html

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Monday, June 4th, 2012 Dental Offices No Comments

HHS distributes dental reserve to 6,600 Nebraska children

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Article source: http://www.theindependent.com/articles/2011/05/01/news/local/13271535.txt

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Sunday, May 1st, 2011 Dental Offices No Comments


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