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Arcora Foundation looks for funding to scale up DentistLink program, focused on Apple Health patients

Emily Boerger | Mar 2, 2020 | Washington

Arcora Foundation, the foundation of Delta Dental of Washington, is hoping to secure funding in the state’s supplemental operating budget this year to expand outreach to connect lower-income patients to oral health care.   The House’s supplemental operating budget (HB 2325) includes $250,000 in general funds for FY2021 to “develop a...[ Read More ]

Bills supporting low-income children’s oral health move forward in the legislature

Emily Boerger | Feb 18, 2020 | Washington

Two bills aimed at expanding and increasing access to the Access to Baby & Child Dentistry (ABCD) program are moving forward this legislative session. The ABCD program, which recently celebrated its 20 year anniversary, connects Medicaid-enrolled children under six years old with preventative oral care. Through local ABCD programs, public...[ Read More ]

2020 Washington State of Reform Keynote: One on One; Diane Oakes

Emily Boerger | Jan 23, 2020 | Washington

Throughout the day, senior health care executives and health policy leaders took the stage at the 2020 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference to offer quick insights into their thinking on Washington State health care and health policy in 2020. This conversation features Arcora Foundation President & CEO Diane...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Diane Oakes, Arcora Foundation

Emily Boerger | Sep 13, 2019 | Washington

Diane Oakes is the President and CEO of Arcora Foundation. She joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss the importance of oral health. “The medical community is getting more and more engaged in oral health -- especially prevention of oral disease. Our foundation actually engages and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Rep. Cody, Spokane's Bail Project, Carmen Mendez

| May 30, 2019 | Washington

We are gearing up for our 2019 Inland NW State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Spokane on Sept. 10th. I expect we'll have a crowd of about 300 folks from across the spectrum of both policy and market activity - and we'd love to have you join us if you're able....[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Carmen Mendez, Yakima City Councilmember

Emily Boerger | May 29, 2019 | Washington

Carmen Mendez is a Yakima City Councilmember and is on the Arcora Foundation Board of Trustees. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss tele-dentistry. “So, one of the things that I'm very excited about is the opportunity for tele-dentistry, especially in rural communities. I come...[ Read More ]