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Oral Health Practitioner Work Group Meeting - August 29, 2008
Agenda, Background Information and Minutes

1-4 p.m.
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (Rooms B/C)
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN
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1:00 Welcome and introductions

1:15 Review/approval of 8/8/08 minutes

1:30 Definitions of low-income, uninsured and underserved populations

  • Low income
  • Uninsured
  • Underserved
  • Dental Health Professional Shortage area

2:15 Criteria for determining in which practice settings oral health practitioners should
be authorized to practice (i.e. – based upon need, in settings where primary purpose
is to serve these populations and what percent of patient base are considered target

  • FQHC and other community clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Group homes
  • Schools
  • Prison/jails
  • Native American facilities - IHS or tribal
  • Other safety net settings

3:00 Break

3:15 Preview materials for next meeting: scope of practice and level of supervision

3:55 Meeting evaluation/next steps

Background information

Minnesota Safety Net Coalition - Recommendations to the Oral Health Practitioner Work Group (PDF: 71KB/2 pages)

2007 Minnesota Health Care Program Individual Treating Dental Providers (PDF: 71KB/2 pages)

Health Insurance Coverage in Minnesota, Results for 2007 (PDF:110 KB/6 pages)

Oral Health Practitioner Work Group Summary – Possible Definitions for Low Income, Uninsured and Underserved Populations; Health Professional Shortage Areas (PDF: 102KB/4 pages)

MHCP Critical Access Dental Practice Designation Request form (PDF: 80KB/2 pages)

Report to the Legislature: Minnesota Health Care Programs - Critical Access Dental Program - Results and Recommendations (PDF: 225KB/32 pages)

Memo from Joan Sheppard, OHP chair - Aug. 22, 2008 (PDF: 14KB/1 page)


Minutes: August 29, 2008 (PDF: 72KB/3 pages)

Updated Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 04:21PM