Journal Article Access to Affordable Dental Care: Gaps for Low-Income Adults
Jennifer M. Haley, Genevieve M. Kenney, Jennifer Pelletier
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This brief examines the dental access problems experienced by adults ages 19 to 64 in families with incomes at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) using the 2005 Kaiser Low-Income Coverage and Access Survey. This report finds that both dental coverage and access to care are limited for low-income adults and that even low-income adults with dental coverage are not getting sufficient levels of needed dental care.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Health equity Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program