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More Good News?! SC Medicaid May Bring Back Dental!

October 25, 2011

From The Associated Press: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s Medicaid agency may reinstate paying for tooth extractions in 2012-13. The state Department of Health and Human Services cut emergency dental service for adults last spring as it sought to close a $228 million deficit. Federal law doesn’t require state Medicaid programs…

More Pain For The Poor Of South Carolina

December 13, 2010

SC Medicaid Plan: End Adult Dental, Hospice Care, Etc. By JIM DAVENPORT Associated Press The state’s Medicaid program plans to stop paying for adult dental, vision and hospice services and cut home health visits by a third for the state’s elderly and disabled in February. Meanwhile, the agency plans to eliminate routine infant circumcisions, cut…

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