2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Medicaid Dental Services Outsourcing (language only)

Item 326 #17h

Item 326 #17h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services may consider outsourcing dental services to children under age 21 to an administrative services program."

(This amendment allows the Department of Medical Assistance Services use an administrative services organization to administer its children's dental services program, as one of its strategies to address access to dental services in the Medicaid program.)