2011 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Conference Report)

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Public Private Partnership for Dental Services (language only)

Item 287 #1c

Item 287 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of

Page 241, after line 27, insert:
"E.  The Commissioner of Health shall work with public and private dental providers to develop options for delivering dental services in underserved areas, including the use of public-private partnerships in the development and staffing of facilities, the use of dental hygiene and dental students to expand services and enhance learning experiences, and the availability of reimbursement mechanisms and other public and private resources to expand services."

(This amendment requires the Commissioner of Health to identify and develop options for expanding dental services to underserved areas in Virginia.)