ARIZONA ORAL HEALTH COALITION PRIORITIES
AZOHC has prioritized the following systems change/policy priorities for Spring2019-Spring2020:
- 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.