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Contracting for Dental Services in Health Centers: A Checklist for Planning

This checklist assists health centers in determining if contracting is an appropriate strategy and for planning and implementing contracting.

Contracting for Dental Services in Health Centers: Implementation Strategies

This implementation guide includes promising practices from interviews with health centers that are sustainably contracting for dental services. 

Increasing Access to Care Through Contracting for Dental Services

This promising practice describes how one health center has approached contracting for dental services and key points to consider.

Increasing Access to Dental Care through Public Private Partnerships: Contracting Between Private Dentists and Federally Qualified Health Centers – an FQHC Handbook

This handbook by CDHP provides background on how contracting works, includes a model contract, and offers step-by-step options for implementation.

Webinar: Contracting with Private Practice Dentists: Partnerships for Access

This webinar provides an overview of contracting practice, discusses the parameters to be negotiated, shares examples of contracts and highlights successes and challenges from the actual FQHCs.



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Contracting for Dental Services

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