Some Alaskans Feeling Pain Of Medicaid Dental Cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled following years of dental pain. The plan fell through after the governor's veto, and Shelden said he can't afford the $2,000 down payment to proceed with his plan. "I cried," he said.Read more on NewsOK.com

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