Table 3

Payer sources reported for predoctoral dental care by clinic location, by percentage and number of respondents reporting “yes” on each item

Payer SourceDental School ClinicCommunity-Based Clinic
Cash100%/47
N=47
74%/26
N=35
Private insured85%/39
N=46
65%/22
N=34
Medicaid/CHIP94%/44
N=47
84%/31
N=37
Sliding scale21%/9
N=44
53%/18
N=34
Flat per visit fee16%/7
N=45
24%/8
N=34
No pay (free care)33%/15
N=45
29%/10
N=34
  • N=total number of participants responding (yes/no) to that item