rural health center http://kbia.org en State Dental Director Ray Storm at the helm of Missouri's oral health programs http://kbia.org/post/state-dental-director-ray-storm-helm-missouris-oral-health-programs <p></p><p>While the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion have been the topics du jour in recent weeks, one of the most overlooked aspects of healthcare in the state of Missouri may be oral health. In 2012 <a href="http://www.pewtrusts.org/">The Pew Charitable Trust’s Center on the States</a> issued a report card for all 50 states based on&nbsp;eight benchmarks that they consider important steps to improve and expand access to dental health. Missouri received a grade of C, having met or exceeded only half of those benchmarks.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Katie Hiler 50597 at http://kbia.org State Dental Director Ray Storm at the helm of Missouri's oral health programs