The authors behind a bill that would create a scholarship program intended to get dentists to practice in rural areas are pushing the legislation forward after Gov. Tony Evers partially vetoed a similar measure in the budget.
A growing number of dental providers in the state are joining the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality as it strives to become among the first in the nation to publicly report oral health quality metrics.
Legislation opening the door for dental therapists in Wisconsin could get a hearing sometime next month, Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Chair Patrick Testin confirmed.
Gov. Tony Evers will propose erasing a wait list for a state program serving children with disabilities in his budget Thursday.Read More
More children and adults in Medicaid received dental care in counties targeted by a program that increased rates, but a report released Wednesday couldn't determine why.