WOJCIK-ERWIN-KLINGLER-FLOWERS AND FEIGENHOLTZ.
DENTAL MANAGED CARE REGULATION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Managed Dental Care Patient Protection and Reform
Act. Provides for the regulation of dental managed care plans by the
Director of Public Health. Establishes requirements for disclosure to
enrollees. Establishes credentialing and utilization review
standards. Requires plans to include a point-of-service option.
Provides that the Director of Public Health shall issue an annual
report on the performance of managed care entities.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces the substance of the bill with similar provisions
regulating managed care dental plans. Deletes references to health
maintenance organizations. Does not apply to ERISA benefit plans.
Provides for regulation of managed care dental plans by the Department
of Public Health. Requires the availability of a point-of-service
option. Sets forth credentialing and utilization review standards.
Requires managed dental care plan purchases to make certain
disclosures to prospective enrollees.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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