LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing to make 100,000 Medicaid-eligible kids in Macomb and Kalamazoo counties authorised for dental coverage.
The state bill due Wednesday would spend $5.4 million to enhance a Healthy Kids Dental module to those dual counties.
The module already is accessible to a half-million enrollees underneath age 21 in 78 of Michigan’s 83 counties. It would sojourn taken to about 400,000 bad kids in heavily populated Wayne, Oakland and Kent counties.
Dental visits are 50 percent aloft for children who are enrolled in a program, that has been singled out as a indication for improving entrance to dental caring for low-income children. Participating dentists determine to accept Delta Dental’s remuneration for lonesome services as remuneration in full and do not assign a enrollee.