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HB 649: Dental Therapy

GENERAL BILL by Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perez ; Sabatini

Dental Therapy; Authorizes Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided by certain mobile dental units; creates Council on Dental Therapy; specifies licensure requirements, services, limitations, & prohibitions relating to practice of dental therapy; requires DOH, in consultation with Board of Dentistry & AHCA, to submit reports to Legislature by specified dates; requires specified information & recommendations to be included in such reports.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2019 House • Filed
2/13/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 72
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 72
3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 8:00 am, Webster Hall -- Workshopped
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee