On the Record with Ian Hedges, HealthNet of Rock County Executive Director

As the Department of Health Services works to help Medicaid members gain better access to dental care, HealthNet of Rock County has stepped up to the plate.

A report from the state discussed at a public forum Tuesday found that statewide 43 percent of children and 34 percent of adults on the fee-for-service side of the program used dental services in 2014.

HealthNet of Rock County, a volunteer-based clinic that provide services to the uninsured and underinsured, began accepting BadgerCare patients in early July.

Executive Director Ian Hedges said many don’t realize the “essential role” his organization and other clinics play. | Read more ...

Rachael Lallensack