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9/25/2018
Quarterly Claims and Operations Meeting

9/29/2018
IMPROVING CHILDREN’S HEALTH: Integrating Dental and Medical Services

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Clinical Leadership Conference: Pragmatic Tools for Patient Collaboration

IMPROVING CHILDREN’S HEALTH: Integrating Dental and Medical Services
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Recognizing the need for a collaborative approach to children’s dental health, Indiana Medicaid now reimburses medical providers for fluoride varnish applications for children. This conference will satisfy Indiana Health Coverage Program’s (IHCP educational requirements for primary care providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants) who wish to be reimbursed for providing fluoride varnish.

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When: Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:00 AM EST
Where: Indiana University School of Dentistry
1121 W Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN  46202
United States
Contact: IUSM
317-274-0104

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DESCRIPTION: Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. This critical problem can best be addressed through an integration of medical and dental services. The American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that a child’s first dental visit be at or before age one. This first visit provides a foundation for prevention through education. Many parents, regardless of educational level, and many providers do not realize the importance of early dental visits.

Recognizing the need for a collaborative approach to children’s dental health, Indiana Medicaid now reimburses medical providers for fluoride varnish applications for children. This conference will satisfy
Indiana Health Coverage Program’s (IHCP) educational requirements for primary care providers (physicians, nurse practitioners,and physician’s assistants) who wish to be reimbursed for providing fluoride varnish.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

• Develop strategies to support early
childhood dental visits;
• Recognize the importance of early oral
health intervention thought research,
data, experiences, dental and medical
practitioners;
• Identify where reimbursement is
available for these visits in your
practice;
• Demonstrate how to: perform a caries
risk assessment, apply fluoride varnish,
and provide oral health counseling in
the primary care setting.

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