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SB 604: Dental Therapy


Dental Therapy; Authorizing Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided in a mobile dental unit that is owned by, operated by, or contracted with a health access setting or another similar setting or program; requiring the chair of the Board of Dentistry to appoint a Council on Dental Therapy within a specified timeframe; authorizing a dental therapist under the general supervision of a dentist to administer local anesthesia and operate an X-ray machine, expose dental X-ray films, and interpret or read such films if specified requirements are met, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 79
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Health Policy