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Oral Health Care (Dental)

Oral Health Care (Dental)

HRSA Service Definition

Oral Health Care services provide outpatient diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic services by dental health care professionals, including general dental practitioners, dental specialists, dental hygienists, and licensed dental assistants.

Program Guidance:

None at this time.

Number of Clients Served, Units Provided, Expenditures, Cost per Client and 3 Year averaged Cost per Client (based on actual expenditures)

Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Oral Health Clients 1,597 1,674 1,584 1,721 1,735
Oral Health Units (visit) 6,017 6,682 6,580 7,371 7,431
Oral Health Dollars $831,804 $818,021 $807,818 $806,350 $786,390
Allocated Dollars $790,536 $797,412 $782,166 $770,275 $763,594
Over/ Underspending $41,268 over $20,609 over $25,652 over $36,075 over $22,796 over

Funding by Part, and info on any other payers

Total Part A Funds (Formula + Supp.) MAI Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. NJ) Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. PA) Total Part C EIS Funds (State & Local) Total Part D Funds (State & Local) Total Part F Funds
Last Year Allocation $763,594 $41,105 $110,619 $148,622
Current Allocation $758,455 $110,620 $141,064

Consumer survey info 2017 n=392

n Used in the last 12 months Needed but did not get (last 12 months)
Oral Health Care 247 84.9% 15.1%

Unmet need

For the purposes of this document, need is based on the response of a consumer when asked if there was a service they needed. MMP interviews patients in care and asks consumers if they need a service and if they receive it. Client services unit data identifies needs at the time of initial intake.

2016 MMP Percent with a Need 2018 Client Services Unit Need at Intake
Oral Health Care 45.1% 11.2%

Recipient Service Considerations

None.