Sanders, Cummings introduce dental care bill (NECN)
June 8, 2012
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says America is experiencing a crisis in dental care, and has introduced legislation to address the issue.
Sanders and Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings on Thursday introduced Senate and House bills that would expand dental coverage to millions of Americans through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The measures would authorize funding to increase access to dental services at community health centers and boost support for mobile clinics and dental clinics in schools.
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Tags: Dental Care, Health Care