VCU study measures impact of Medicaid dental coverage for Virginia’s pregnant population

Jan. 20, 2023 - Olivia Trani

The study is shining light on how Medicaid-covered dental benefits are helping reduce oral health disparities for pregnant women in Virginia, and where gaps still exist. 

David Harless, Ph.D., an economics professor at the School of Business, analyzed data from the Virginia Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, a survey designed to capture women's experiences during pregnancy.

Read the full article on the VCU Health website