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Please tell us how you, your family or your community has benefited from Medicaid coverage for dental care, vision care, and transportation assistance: HELPS TO PROMOTE OVERALL GENERAL HEALTH

Please tell us how eliminating these benefits would affect you, your family, or your community: SOME PEOPLE HAVE HAD ILLNESS, POOR HEALTH OR LIFE EVENTS THAT HAVE LED TO PROBLEMS WITH ORAL CARE. IE THE PERSON WITHOUT TEETH IS A RISK FOR MALNUTRITION OR THE PERSON WITH UNCONTROLLED DIABETES MAY ENDURE CHANGES IN VISION WITH POSSIBILITY OF BLINDNESS. HOWEVER WITH OUT THESE SERVICES YOU LOSE THE ABILITY TO SCREEN AND TREAT MAKING IT MORES COSTLY ON THE BACK END.