Medicare and Dental Coverage: A Closer Look

Published By
Kaiser Family Foundation

This report provides data on the scope of dental benefits offered to Medicare enrollees. Areas explored include the share of Medicare beneficiaries with dental coverage, the share with a dental visit in the past 12 months, and out-of-pocket spending on dental care. The analysis draws from multiple datasets, including the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey and the Medicare Advantage Enrollment and Benefit files.

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