Public Hearing on Denti-Cal
Thursday, September 24, 2015
State Capitol, Room 437

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All written testimony submitted electronically is linked below.

    Public Hearing: 9:00 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

    Why Denti-Cal Needs Reform

  • Senator Richard Pan, M.D.
  • Assemblymember Jim Wood, DDS

Administrators: Inside California's $1.3 billion Denti-Cal Program

The Dental Establishment: Why Denti-Cal Isn't Working Better

  • Dr. John Blake, Executive Director, Children's Dental Health Clinic
  • Brianna Pittman, Legislative Director, California Dental Association, and Nicette Short, Director of Public Policy, California Dental Association

The Stakeholder Perspective: How Children Pay the Price

  • Jenny Kattlove, Senior Director, Programs, The Children's Partnership

The State Dental Director: Building a Plan to Reduce Disparities

Comments Submitted by Members of the Public

Additional material submitted by Children Now

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Legislative Counsel Conference Room
925 L Street, Lower Level

(The Commission will consider agenda items I-V at approximately
12:30 p.m. The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair). Members of the public will have an opportunity to make comments about Commission agenda items during the meeting.

  1. Draft Report - Salton Sea
  2. Minutes from June 25, 2015, and August 27, 2015
  3. Project Selection
  4. Implementation
  5. Reports from California State Auditor’s Office