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SB 1498: Dental Therapy

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Stewart

Dental Therapy; Authorizing Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided in a mobile dental unit that is owned by, operated by, or contracted with a health access setting or another similar program; requiring the chair of the Board of Dentistry to appoint a Council on Dental Therapy; requiring a practitioner of dental therapy to post and display her or his license in each office where she or he practices; authorizing a dental therapist to perform specified services under the general supervision of a dentist with authorization and within the terms of a written collaborative management agreement if certain criteria are met, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 172
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 172
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy