Maine LD 917: Resolve, To Improve Access to Dental Care through a Pediatric Medical Benefit

LD 917 (subjects: LICENSING , DENTAL PERSONNEL )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=917&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Anne-Marie Mastraccio of Sanford: (D – District 18) — e-mail

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/12/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
5/20/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Improve Access to Dental Care through a Pediatric Medical Benefit

Sec.
1.
Pediatric medical benefit. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall amend Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual to ensure equity between payment for preventive dental services provided for pediatric members, including fluoride varnish applications and oral evaluations, by medical providers at federally qualified health centers, which must be set at a rate greater than the ambulatory encounter rate used for medical providers, and payment for such preventive dental services provided in settings other than federally qualified health centers.

summary

This resolve directs the Department of Health and Human Services to amend its rules in order to provide for equity between payment for preventive pediatric dental services, including fluoride varnish applications and oral evaluations, provided by medical providers at federally qualified health centers, which must be set at a rate greater than the ambulatory encounter rate used for medical providers, and payment for such services by medical providers in other settings.

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