Cuts in California’s dental insurance cause ED visits to spike

By Alison Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com Since dental benefits were cut from California’s public health insurance for the poor, Emergency Department visits shot up for dental related issues. At least that’s according to a study published May 4 in Health Affairs, which examined ED for Medicaid-enrolled adults in California between 2006 and 2011. An article on reuters.com estimated that removing […]