Michigan Association of Health Plans

MAHP applauds expanded dental benefits for Michigan Medicaid patients

LANSING, Mich. – Dominick Pallone, executive director of the Michigan Association of Health Plans, responds to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ (MDHHS)’ dental benefits expansion for adult Medicaid beneficiaries:

“MAHP supports MDHHS’ investment in expanded dental benefits for Medicaid beneficiaries and increased rates for dental providers. This change will lead to more positive health outcomes for Michigan residents by ensuring that routine dental services are covered while also enhancing provider care coordination.”


The Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP) is an industry voice for 11 health care plans, covering more than 3.5 million Michigan residents, and 50 businesses affiliated with the health care industry. MAHP facilitates communication among members, government, and the industry regarding health care issues of common concern. The mission of the Michigan Association of Health Plans is to provide leadership for the promotion and advocacy of high quality, affordable, accessible health care for the citizens of Michigan.

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