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Sun March 24, 2013
Health and Welfare

Medicaid Cuts Leave Children Without Dentist

Dr. Marty Gamble treats about 2,000 local children on Medicaid, give or take a few hundred. But after next week, he won’t accept CoventryCares, which will leave about three-quarters of them without a dentist. As it is, hardly any dentists in Christian County treat adults on Medicaid. And only one besides Gamble treats children. “It’s definitely a crisis,” Gamble said.