Study of California’s program found trips to the emergency room increased
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.05.27 | 11:32 am
An UI study finds states gain little when dropping adult dental coverage. Researchers say adults in California made 1,800 more hospital visits annually for dental care after losing the benefit. California spent $2.9 million each year, 68 percent more before eliminating the benefit. Results in the journal Health Affairs.