It's Time to Call Your Congress Members about Supporting a Medicare Dental Benefit

Policies to include dental care benefits as part of Medicare are currently being evaluated by Congress. A new article from the New England Journal of Medicine, Is It Finally Time for a Medicare Dental Benefit? provides a perspective about the current state of oral health among Medicare beneficiaries and the importance of creating a fully integrated dental benefit. Click here to read the article.

 

Congress is in the process of working out an agreement on its Build Back Better plan that includes a Medicare Part B dental, vision and hearing benefit. The next few days will likely determine whether we move forward with Medicare dental coverage or not.

Your members of Congress NEED to hear from you TODAY about your support for Medicare dental coverage. Reach out directly to your members of Congress' offices. Use this template email, or call if you have time (House switchboard: 202-225-3121, Senate switchboard: 202-224-3121).

 

Speak up and speak out on social media about the importance of Medicare dental coverage and your support of the Build Back Better plan - for inspiration, check out our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn at the top right corner of this page.