Friday, February 24, 2012
DHCS Chief Promises Changes to Children's Dental Program
In a letter to Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), Department of Health Care Services Director Toby Douglas promised to help ensure that low-income Sacramento County children with Medi-Cal coverage have access to "high quality and timely" dental care. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. Douglas was responding to a letter from Steinberg calling for a review of the county's dental program. The Sacramento Bee article was produced by the California HealthCare Foundation's Center for Health Reporting. The Center is supported by a grant from CHCF, which publishes California Healthline.