AZOHC has prioritized the following systems change/policy priorities for Spring2019-Spring2020:

Adult Dental

  • Work towards comprehensive adult dental coverage in Medicaid/AHCCCS.

Medicaid Children’s Utilization

  • Support policies and efforts that address the low utilization of dental benefits among children covered by Medicaid/AHCCCS by increasing meaningful network capacity.

Prevention Aligned Payment Models

  • Support policies and efforts that align payment models of oral health care to focus on early prevention in both private and public insurance programs.

Primary Care and Telehealth Integration

  • Support policies and efforts that integrate oral health care in the primary care setting and increase the utilization of telehealth.

For more details on our Policy Priorities, visit our WorkGroups page