Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News

Susan Jaffe is a reporter for Kaiser Health News.

After Congress fails to add dental coverage, Medicare weighs limited benefit expansion

By: - October 18, 2022

Proposed changes in Medicare rules could soon pave the way for a significant expansion in Medicare-covered dental services, while falling short of the comprehensive benefits that many Democratic lawmakers have advocated. That’s because, under current law, Medicare can pay for limited dental care only if it is medically necessary to safely treat another covered medical […]