Testing Additional Pediatric Quality measures: Extraction of permanent Molar and Treatment in Sealed Occlusal Surface
Guo, Y. (Principal Investigator / Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida), Shenkman, E.A. (Co-Investigator / Professor and Department Chair, Health Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida), Catalanotto, F. (Co-Investigator). Dental Quality Alliance. 05/01/15–12/31/15. Award amount: $70,000
This project tests the feasibility, reliability and validity of measures of two DQA measures: 1) Extraction of permanent molar for children under age 10 and 2) Treatment in sealed occlusal surface of permanent molar tooth, using programmatic data (Florida Medicaid, Florida CHIP, Texas Medicaid, and Texas CHIP data).