Share of children on Medicaid who receive dental treatment in Wisconsin

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Why This Indicator Matters

Regular dental care impacts overall health. BadgerCare is required to cover dental services for kids, but many still don’t have adequate access to regular care.
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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: This indicator shows the share of children, age three through 18, enrolled in Medicaid for at least 11 months of the state fiscal year, who receive a dental service.

Additional definitions and technical notes are available on the website of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Data Source: County Oral health Wisconsin Surveillance System (COWSS).