Caring Hands receives earned reimbursements for the dental services provided.
These funds are through the State of Minnesota's Department of Human Services.
Various managed care organizations manage reimbursements to us that they receive
from the state. Below is the percentage each entity pays for each dollar billed
for dental care in 2016.
2016 Reimbursement percentages:
These earned reimbursements provide for most of the operating expenses. Grants
and donations are required for equipment purchases and many of the dental supplies
used, especially for the Outreach Services.
The balance needed to operate the clinic comes from businesses and individual