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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)

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1498, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/3/2018 at 4:32 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 683 (c1) Dentistry Perez Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.001 Legislative purpose and intent. Page 6 (pdf)
    466.002 Persons exempt from operation of chapter. Page 7 (pdf)
    466.003 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    466.004 Board of Dentistry. Page 8 (pdf)
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 11 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 17 (pdf)
    466.009 Reexamination. Page 17 (pdf)
    466.011 Licensure. Page 18 (pdf)
    466.0136 Page 18 (pdf)
    466.016 License to be displayed. Page 19 (pdf)
    466.017 Prescription of drugs; anesthesia. Page 19 (pdf)
    466.018 Dentist of record; patient records. Page 21 (pdf)
    466.0225 Page 22 (pdf)
    466.0226 Page 24 (pdf)
    466.0227 Page 26 (pdf)
    466.026 Prohibitions; penalties. Page 29 (pdf)
    466.028 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board. Page 31 (pdf)
    466.0285 Proprietorship by nondentists. Page 33 (pdf)
    466.051 Confidentiality of certain information contained in dental workforce surveys. Page 33 (pdf)

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