Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

3/24/16 – ACA Webinar: (1) Marketplace Coverage of Dental Services & (2) Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs)

Webinar Presented by
SGCE/TSGAC/NPAIHB

March 24, 2016   1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST

Presenters: Doneg McDonough, Christina Peters, Laura Bird, Cindy Ferguson

This Webinar Covered:

Thursday, March 24th from 1-2:30 pm EST

(1) Marketplace Coverage of Dental Services
Doneg McDonough, Technical Advisor, Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee

Presentation of Marketplace coverage of dental services for children and adults, including use of premium tax credits and applicability of Indian-specific cost-sharing protections

(2) Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs)
Christina Peters, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Drawing on the experience in Alaska, the Swinomish Tribe in Washington State has taken a bold stand to declare that it will use DHATs to reduce the oral health disparities in their community.  Presenters will provide information on efforts undertaken by the Swinomish Tribe, as well as DHAT pilot projects in Oregon, and the ongoing initiative in Alaska to incorporate DHATs into their system of dental care.

Video

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