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Jan 05, 2022
Group Asks to Convene Stakeholders and Develop Action Plan to Promote Health Equity and Access             Boston, MA — The Oral Health Pandemic Response Workgroup, a group of executives from across the dental landscape convened by CareQuest I
Dec 21, 2021
National Nonprofit Calls for Legislation to Reduce Health Care Costs and Improve Access and Equity Boston, MA — Following recent developments in Washington, DC, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health stressed the importance of passing the Build Back Better Act to lower health care costs, improve access, and promote equity for millions of people across the country. CareQuest Institute for Oral Health CEO and President Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan issued the following statement: 
Dec 15, 2021
Organizations Highlight Need to Expand Access, Improve Care for Veterans Boston, MA — Today, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health and American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH) issued several strategic recommendations to improve veteran oral health, highlighting a worrying gap in care and access. Compared to nonveterans, veterans are more likely to experience worse oral health outcomes, including higher rates of tooth decay, higher rates of gum disease, and an increased need for restorative dental care.
Nov 03, 2021
CareQuest Institute President and CEO Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan: “By closing this giant gap in our Medicare system, we’ll be building a path to a healthier future for millions of people who have been left behind by a broken health system.”  Boston, MA — With Congressional Democrats announcing an agreement to lower prescription drug prices, and a reported plan to use at least some of the funds to go toward paid family leave policies, oral health advocates today urged Congress to include Medicare dental benefits as part of the Build Back
Oct 28, 2021
“Today’s announcement is a huge disappointment to all those who care so deeply about creating a more equitable health system.” Boston, MA — CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, a leading national organization focused on improving oral health for all, expressed disappointment in the reconciliation framework announced today that does not include a Medicare dental benefit, despite massive support for the program among the American people.
Oct 06, 2021
Boston, MA — The World Health Organization (WHO) published the new edition of its Model Lists of Essential Medicines (EML) and Essential Medicines for Children on Oct. 1, 2021, in which it recommended the establishment of a new section for children and adult dental preparation.
Oct 05, 2021
New Collaboration Will Focus on Data-Driven Recommendations and Oral Health Access for Veterans Boston, MA — CareQuest Institute for Oral Health and the American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH) have entered into a new partnership that will explore solutions to veteran oral health care, increase accessibility to care, and stimulate rural oral health innovation.
Sep 29, 2021
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health’s campaign will run in 16 key Senate districts Boston, MA — CareQuest Institute for Oral Health®, a national organization focused on improving oral health of all, today launched a multi-platform digital advertising campaign advocating for the inclusion of dental coverage under Medicare Part B.
Aug 19, 2021
National CareQuest Institute survey shows half of dentists offering or would offer COVID-19 vaccines Boston, MA – Oral health providers across the country stand poised to be a critical access point for care as the Biden administration announced yesterday the US will begin offering COVID-19 booster shots in September.
Aug 19, 2021
A new survey shows more than three-quarters of Arizona voters favor adding dental coverage to Medicare. PHOENIX, AZ - Arizonans across the political spectrum are ready for Medicare dental coverage. A new YouGov survey found that an overwhelming majority of likely midterm voters in Arizona – including 56% of conservative voters and 93% of liberal voters – favor adding dental benefits to Medicare.