DENTAL CLINIC

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					DENTAL CLINIC
Minimum space requirement – 100 square feet
 Fixed

Clinic: Portable or “Plumbed” equipment Or  Portable Clinic

Benefits of SchoolBased Dental Clinic
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Elimination of Transportation Barriers  Integration of Oral Health in School Activities  Integration of Dental Services with Medical and Social Services:
Comprehensive Care

Integration of Services
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Shared Consent Form  Unit Record  Cross Referrals  Ongoing Communication:
 Formal communication through meetings

 Informal communication

Staffing
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Dentist  Dental Hygienist:
 Clinical preventive services

 Classroom education
 Classroom screening

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Dental Assistant

System Needs
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Appointment System  Billing System  Accounting  Procurement and Inventory Control  Continuous Quality Improvement  Management Information System

Management Information System
Input data – Encounter form, registration log, accounting data, budget  Output Tables:
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 Targets

 Indicators:

Three Key Indicators Encounters per Hour Direct Cost per Encounter Direct Cost per User

Key Indicators
Children’s Aid Society Dental Program FY’06
Indicator Encounters/Hour Cost/Encounter Cost/User School Clinic 1.64 $63.68 $166.24 Center Clinic 1.17 $101.62 $197.69

Revenues
1. 2.
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Medicaid and CHIP Patient Billing
Private insurance Patient billing at reduced fees

3.
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Community Support
Private donors Corporations and local business Local dentists

4.

Grants – Foundations/government


				
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