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HB 979: Dental Therapy

GENERAL BILL by Plasencia

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: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2019 House • Filed
1/3/2020 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 84
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 84
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee