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Author Blanchard, Janice C., author.

Title Oral health in the District of Columbia : parental and provider perspectives / Janice C. Blanchard, Vivian L. Towe, Stephanie Donald.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Health, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xi, 31 pages)) : illustrations.
Series Research report ; RR-179-CNMC
Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-179-CNMC.
Note Title from PDF title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Research suggests that there are significant barriers to oral health care for many children in Washington, D.C. This report assesses the perspectives of Washington, D.C., stakeholders, including parents and providers, about the oral health of children, particularly those insured by Medicaid. The authors present qualitative data from focus groups with parents and providers, from an oral health forum with primary care medical and oral health clinicians and representatives from the D.C. government, and from a provider survey. The opinions captured here provide a snapshot of the challenges to improving access to oral care for D.C. children and suggest recommendations for doing so.
Contents Introduction -- Background -- Qualitative Data Findings -- Stakeholder Perspectives of the DC Oral Health (Dental Provider) Assessment Form -- Stakeholder-Generated Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: The DC Oral Health (Dental Provider) Assessment Form Oral Health Form Original Version -- Appendix B: The DC Oral Health (Dental Provider) Assessment Form Oral Health Form Revised Version A -- Appendix C: The DC Oral Health (Dental Provider) Assessment Form Oral Health Form Revised Version B.
Subject Children -- Dental care -- Washington (D.C.)
Mouth -- Care and hygiene -- Washington (D.C.)
Medicaid -- Washington (D.C.)
Oral Health.
Dental Health Services.
Health Services Accessibility.
District of Columbia.
Children -- Dental care. (OCoLC)fst00854900
Medicaid. (OCoLC)fst01013657
Mouth -- Care and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01028439
Washington (D.C.) (OCoLC)fst01204505
Added Author Towe, Vivian L., author.
Donald, Stephanie, author.
RAND Health, issuing body.
District of Columbia Pediatric Oral Health Coalition, issuing body.
ISBN 9780833082817
Report No. RAND/RR-179-CNMC
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