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CS/CS/HB 27: Statewide Prepaid Dental Program

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Innovation Subcommittee ; Diaz, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Coley ; Fresen ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hood ; Rooney

Statewide Prepaid Dental Program; Creates Medicaid statewide prepaid dental program; directs AHCA to contract with prepaid dental health plans meeting specified criteria; directs agency to apply for & implement state plan amendments or waivers of applicable federal laws & regulations necessary to implement program; directs agency to procure licensed prepaid dental health plans; prohibiting the agency from extending certain contracts; provides that enrollment is contingent upon implementation of state plan amendments or federal waivers; provides for eligible children to receive dental services through Medicaid managed medical assistance program until plan is implemented; requires notice to recipients regarding transition from Medicaid managed medical assistance program to statewide program; requires agency to submit an annual report to Governor & Legislature; removes requirement that managed care plans participating in Medicaid managed assistance program provide pediatric dental services.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/29/2013 House • Filed
10/7/2013 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 11
2/4/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 02/11/14, 3:30 pm, 306 HOB
2/11/2014 House • CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -HJ 252
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 11
3/11/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 250
3/21/2014 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 336
4/1/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/03/14, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
4/3/2014 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 466
4/4/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 462
4/7/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 475
5/2/2014 House • Died on Calendar