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Controlling Costs by Redirecting Dental Care to Appropriate Care Settings

CareOregon is a nonprofit that provides health plan services for low-income individuals in Oregon. To optimize patient wellbeing, CareOregon—and its dental program, CareOregon Dental—takes a holistic approach to patient care. Using care collaboration, CareOregon has been able to connect patients with care coordinators to help redirect dental care from the emergency department to lower acuity settings while also increasing the percentage of members receiving follow-up care by 3.5 percent.