How ending vaccine coverage for the uninsured could affect dental services

HHS' Covid-19 Uninsured Program has stopped accepting claims for COVID-19 testing and treatment because of a lack of sufficient funds, and it could affect dental services.

Vicki Soule, CEO of Treasure Coast Community Health in Vero Beach, Fla., told Bloomberg Law that cutting back on programs such as dental services for the uninsured may be necessary to continue COVID programs.

"There's very effective treatments we can offer but we'll have to bear the cost of it," Ms. Soule said. "That could mean something else goes by the wayside."

The Uninsured Program will stop accepting vaccination claims April 5 at 11:59 p.m.

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