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Register for CMS’ Connecting Kids to Coverage campaign webinar

February 20, 2015

Registration is open for a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services webinar on the instrumental role Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) play in providing access to oral health benefits for enrolled children.

The webinar, which is part of the Connecting Kids to Coverage national campaign during National Children’s Dental Health Month, is set for 2-3:30 p.m. EST Feb. 27.

The webinar will share outreach tips and examples of enrollment activities through dental service events. It also will share oral health resources you can use to educate families about the importance of oral health for their children’s well-being and the availability of dental coverage under Medicaid and CHIP.

Speakers include:

  • Laurie Norriss, senior policy advisor, CMS Oral Health Initiative.
  • Colleen McCauley, health policy director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth.
  • Mary Kay Brinkman, oral health consultant, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • Matt Jacob, director of communications and outreach, Children’s Dental Health Project.

To register, click here .