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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

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  • 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    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 649, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/5/2019 at 4:09 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 471 Fees Fernandez-Barquin Linked Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    S 684 Dental Therapy Brandes Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    S 686 Fees/Dental Therapists Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 5 (pdf)
    466.001 Legislative purpose and intent. Page 8 (pdf)
    466.002 Persons exempt from operation of chapter. Page 8 (pdf)
    466.003 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    466.004 Board of Dentistry. Page 11 (pdf)
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 14 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 21 (pdf)
    466.009 Reexamination. Page 22 (pdf)
    466.011 Licensure. Page 23 (pdf)
    466.0136 Page 23 (pdf)
    466.016 License to be displayed. Page 24 (pdf)
    466.017 Prescription of drugs; anesthesia. Page 24 (pdf)
    466.018 Dentist of record; patient records. Page 27 (pdf)
    466.0225 Page 28 (pdf)
    466.0227 Page 30 (pdf)
    466.026 Prohibitions; penalties. Page 35 (pdf)
    466.028 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board. Page 37 (pdf)
    466.0285 Proprietorship by nondentists. Page 39 (pdf)
    466.051 Confidentiality of certain information contained in dental workforce surveys. Page 40 (pdf)

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