California To Pour $150M Into Improving Access For Children Enrolled In Denti-Cal
One grant is going to Cal State Los Angeles, which will be used to send out mobile care teams to offer dental screenings and connect children with dentists.
Los Angeles Times:
Cal State L.A. Gets $16.6-Million State Grant To Bring Dental Health To Underserved Children
Cal State Los Angeles was awarded $16.6 million to bring dental care to underserved communities in the greater Los Angeles area, officials said Tuesday, billing the grant as the largest in the university’s history. The school was one of 15 agencies awarded funding from the California Department of Health Care Services to create programs to improve access to dental care over the next four years for the roughly 5 million children enrolled in the Denti-Cal program. (Tchekmedyian, 8/23)