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- anyplace else and they would have gone with teethbrush.
Even if such a person existed, what are the chances he is going to see a new patient for an emergency root canal that very day? It's the very definition of a no-win situation.
Every time I deal with insurance, I pray for some sort of single payer system. And again, I'm sure I'm in the upper half of those already covered
Good. I'm looking forward to it. I hope it happens sooner.
Average wait time for urgent dental appointments for Medicaid-covered children in 2010, according to this study: 6.3 days
In analyses of calls to the same practice, enrolled dental practices were 18.2 times more likely to deny an appointment to a Medicaid/CHIP-insured child than the Blue Cross-insured child, and non-enrolled practices were 38 times more likely to do the same. [emphasis added]
It was 6.3 days among "those [on Medicaid] who got an appointment," but the odds of that weren't great:
My people are from Alabama and Florida, so I feel OK with saying it, but no offense intended.
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