Dental care increasingly is making its way into government-funded health plans. At least 59

Dental care increasingly is making its way into government-funded health plans. At least 59 Medicare managed-care plans offer dental benefits to elderly Americans, according to a Congressional Research Service estimate. Managed-care plans are allowed to offer more than the basic benefit package to attract enrollees.

Dental care increasingly is making its way into government-funded health plans. At least 59 Medicare managed-care plans offer dental benefits to elderly Americans, according to a Congressional Research Service estimate. Managed-care plans are allowed to offer more than the basic benefit package to attract enrollees.

D`Vera Cohn

Washington Correspondent

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