Aetna's initiative aims to reduce the amount of powerful opioid prescriptions written by dentists and oral maxillofacial surgeons.
A coalition of more than 1,500 healthcare providers and patients claims the American Dental Association is creating guidelines that favor dental specialists, such as oral surgeons, over general dentists and is driving up the cost of care and limiting access to services.
New Mexico is cutting Medicaid payments by less than originally planned in response to concerns raised by Native American tribal leaders, hospitals and other healthcare providers.
Kentucky's new Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is under fire from healthcare providers and patients for proposing that Medicaid expansion beneficiaries be required to participate in job training, community service or wellness activities to continue receiving dental and vision care coverage.
When the ad agency behind Rhode Island's official tourism ad slipped up and included some images from Iceland, a local oral surgeon saw an opening.
If you’re ready to put your money where you mouth is when it comes to oral hygiene, Oral-B has a new toothbrush and app for you.
The healthcare industry, bolstered by the nation's hospitals and health systems, added 36,800 jobs in January.
Data Points for the week of June 22, 2015, covered the following topics: teen birth rate, Medicaid dental coverage, costs of prescription drugs
The Federal Trade Commission plans to offer guidance to states amid confusion over the implications of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving the powers of state boards that regulate medical and other professionals.
Data Points for the week of June 1, 2015, covered the following topics: hospital bedsores, pay differences in residency programs and injuries to women in high heels
The Veterans Affairs Department is only one-tenth of the way toward meeting VA Secretary Robert McDonald's goal of hiring 28,000 new clinical professionals.