Sanders’ Dental Bill Offers Medicare, Medicaid, Exchange Coverage, Boosts Workforce

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / May 17, 2024 at 7:01 PM
Senate health committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled a comprehensive dental reform package Friday (May 17) meant to address each of the five drivers of the oral health care crisis by increasing access to coverage across federal health programs, establishing more places to obtain dental care, investing in the oral health profession, educating non-dental health professionals about the importance of oral health, and funding research on prevention and disease management. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is the bill’s cosponsor. Sanders announced...

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