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5 Things Utah: Q&A With Rep. Dunnigan, SB 96, Medicaid Dental

| Feb 13, 2019 | Utah

Today is day 16 in a session that is moving very quickly on health policy.  Some key legislation was (potentially) wrapped up this week, but their is a fair amount of time left in the 45 day session. Nevertheless, we have a number of independent health policy stories for your reading...[ Read More ]

Recommended health legislation for Utah's 2019 Legislative Session

Emily Boerger | Dec 18, 2018 | Utah

During the interim, the Utah Health and Human Services Interim Committee held seven meetings to discuss health issues impacting Utah and potential pieces of legislation for the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session. With session just over a month away, the interim committee has recommended 10 pieces of legislation, covering a broad...[ Read More ]

AlohaCare and Ohana Health Plan add adult dental benefit

Marjie High | Oct 2, 2018 | Hawaii

Both AlohaCare and ‘Ohana Health Plan, announced that they will add adult dental coverage to their Med-Quest plan benefits beginning January 2019. The additional dental coverage costs will be born by each of the two plans individually and is not an addition to Medicaid coverage overall, thus will not be...[ Read More ]

Dentegra named an "apparently successful bidder" in Medicaid dental RFP

Marjie High | Aug 3, 2018 | Washington

Dentegra, together with Amerigroup (partnered with DentaQuest) and MCNA Dental, was named by the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) an “Apparently Successful Bidder” to provide managed dental care to Washington Medicaid enrollees this week. Dentegra, a partnership between the Arcora Foundation, Delta Dental of Washington, and Delta Dental of California, will...[ Read More ]

OR: Interview with Jeff Heatherington, President & CEO, FamilyCare

| Apr 14, 2014 | Oregon

  Jeff Heatherington is one of the most colorful characters in Oregon health care.  In 1984, he founded FamilyCare, Inc. -- one of the first Medicaid programs established in the state of Oregon. As FamilyCare’s president and CEO, Heatherington oversaw its transition to a fully capitated plan when the Oregon Health Plan began in...[ Read More ]