The NJ Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services has requested NJAAP  to develop a survey for Pediatricians to obtain information concerning their dental referral patterns intended to support the NJ Smiles program/ Fluoride Varnish Medicaid policy in alignment with the AAP/AAPD recommendation "Dental Home by age 1".
 



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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Which of the following Medicaid Managed Care organizations (NJ Family Care Programs) your practice participate in?

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* 3. In what county (or counties) your pediatric office is located? Check all that apply.

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* 4. Are you applying fluoride varnish and referring patients to the Dentist?

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* 5. What is the age range of your patient population that you are performing fluoride varnish (FV) applications in your practice?

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* 6. What are the barriers that prevent you from conducting oral health assessments and applying FV to your patients?

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* 7. What are the barriers that prevent your practice from making direct referrals to Dentists?

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* 8. Looking at your Medicaid/NJ Family Care Panel, are you successful in referring patients  (within 12 months to 24 months) to a local dentist?

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Horizon NJ Health
United Community Health Plan
Amerigroup
Wellcare
Aetna Better Health

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* 9. Has COVID-19 exacerbated the wait time for Dental appointments?

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* 10. Do you use the NJ Smiles Directory of Dentists seeing children under 6 years old to assist with dental referrals?

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