IN THE NEWS: Association of Changes in Medicaid Dental Benefits with Localized Diagnosis of Oral Cavity Cancer

JAMA Oncology

In 2021, Congress began considering a bill that would cover dental and oral health services for Medicare customers. At the same time, John Cramer, M.D., surgical oncologist and member of the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute, along with his colleagues, began looking into the impact the coverage would have when it comes to early detection of oral cancer. 

Read the full article in JAMA Oncology here.