States allowed to include adult dental benefits in 2027 EHB-benchmark plans

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CMS removes prohibition on adult dental benefits as essential health benefits
In a significant regulatory move, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has outlined a path to allow states to incorporate routine adult dental benefits as an essential health benefit, or EHB. The decision comes after a review of extensive stakeholder feedback, including from the ADA, and aims to help address longstanding gaps in oral healthcare coverage for adults across the nation. Read the full article.