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Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 2013. Report on pediatric restorative dental surgery and analysis of rates for anesthesia services. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 48 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about pediatric dental surgery and payment rates for related anesthesia services in Maryland. The report discusses the use of pediatric restorative dental surgery for fiscal years 2006–2013 by facility, and analyzes rates of anesthesia services performed in connection to pediatric restorative dental surgery compared to rates paid by Medicare and commercial payors. Also included is a justification for why Medicare rates should be considered the benchmark for Medicaid anesthesia rates.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-6500 Secondary Telephone: (877) 463-3464 Web Site: http://www.dhmh.maryland.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Benchmarking, Child health services, Comparative analysis, Dental surgery, Maryland, Medicaid, Medicare, Oral health, Pediatric care, Reimbursement, State programs, Third party payers

Silverman J, Reggiardo P, Litch CS. 2012. An essential health benefit: General anesthesia for treatment of early childhood caries. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 20 pp. (Technical report 2-2012)

Annotation: This report addresses the use of general anesthesia (GA) in providing medically necessary care for children. Topics include a description of GA and how the use of GA for dental restorations can improve a child’s quality of life, access to care, health behaviors, and health outcomes. Additional topics include cost considerations of GA, a rationale and justification for reimbursement of GA and related facility fee costs in benchmark medical plans, and policy implications.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: https://www.aapd.org/research/policy-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Children with special health care needs, Early childhood caries, Oral health, Patient care management, Young children

Center for Policy Alternatives. 1999. State of the states: Overview of 1999 state legislation on access to oral health. Washington, DC: Center for Policy Alternatives, 11 pp. (Policy brief)

Annotation: This report provides an overview of 1999 state legislation addressing access to oral health. It highlights examples of what states are doing to improve access to oral health services and how they are addressing oral health problems, particularly for underserved communities. Topics discussed include access to dental care, provider incentives, patient rights and quality of care, practice and scope of work, and anesthesia coverage.

Contact: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, One Michigan Avenue, East, Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012, Telephone: (269) 968-1611 Fax: (269) 968-0413 Web Site: http://www.wkkf.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Anesthesia, Children, Families, Licensing, Oral health, Patient rights, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Reports, State legislation, Underserved communities

University of Iowa, Department of Pedodontics and University Hospital School. 1974. Symposium: Dental management of the handicapped child. [Iowa City, IA]: University of Iowa, 94 pp.

Annotation: This booklet contains the program and summaries of symposium presentations held on May 22-23, 1973, at the University of Iowa. Topics include genetics and the prevention of mental retardation; neuromuscular diseases involving craniofacial structures; hospital dentistry; anesthesia and analgesia; new directions in the training of professionals for delivery of services to the handicapped; challenges in preventing dental disease; a comprehensive clinical dental program for hemophiliacs; organization of an interdisciplinary unit for the study of craniofacial anomalies; and the future care of the handicapped person. The symposium was supported by Training Project 484, Maternal and Child Health Service, health Services and mental Health Administration, awarded to the University of Iowa, Department of Pedodontics, in cooperation with the University Hospital School. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Analgesic drugs, Anesthesia, Children, Children with developmental disabilities, Children with special health care needs, Craniofacial abnormalities, Dental care, Dental education, Dentists, Families, Hemophilia, Mental retardation, Oral health, Pregnant women

National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects (1970: Washington, DC). 1970. Position papers of the National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects, January 5, 6, 7, 1970, Washington, D.C.. [Omaha, NE: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology?], 110 pp.

Annotation: This publication presents position papers about maternity and infant care reflecting the needs and problems as seen by the federally-supported Maternity and Infant Care Projects. The goal was to make recommendations leading to improvement in the quality and standards of services rendered by the projects and to establish priorities for future planning. Topics include administrative structure and responsibilities; what physicians are available for maternity care; manpower for professional and community health; records and reporting; program evaluation; responsibility of departments of obstetrics and pediatrics to the community and to health departments; initiation of contraception before hospital discharge; delivery of prenatal services; delivery of dental services; patient education; family planning, obstetric anesthesia, and intensive care of the intrauterine fetus and newborn; relationships between obstetrics and pediatrics; and pediatric responsibility for the at risk and not at risk infant.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Communities, Contraception, Dental care, Employment, Family planning, Infant care, Maternity and Infant Care Projects, Neonatal intensive care, Obstetrical care, Obstetrics, Patient education, Pediatrics, Physicians, Prenatal care, Program evaluation, Public health agencies, Records, Reports, State MCH programs

U.S. Health Services and Mental Health Administration, Maternal and Child Health Service, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1970. Recommendations and participant lists of the National Conference of Maternity and Infant Care Projects, January 5, 6, 7, 1970, Washington, D.C.. [Rockville, MD]: Maternal and Child Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, 42 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings discuss Maternity and Infant Care projects from the standpoint of administrative structure and responsibility, professional health and community health personnel, records and reporting, program evaluation, responsibilities of departments of obstetrics and pediatrics to community and health departments, delivery of prenatal and dental services, patient education delivery, family planning, obstetric anesthesia, fetal intensive care, neonatal intensive care, relationships between obstetrics and pediatrics, pediatric responsibility for the at-risk and non at-risk infant, and pregnant adolescents. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Maternity and Infant Care Projects, Anesthesia, Conferences, Dental care, Family planning, Federal MCH programs, High risk infants, Infant care, Infants, Medical personnel, Medical records, Neonatal intensive care, Obstetrical care, Obstetrics, Patient education, Pediatrics, Pregnant adolescents, Prenatal care, Professional personnel, Program evaluation, Program management

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.