91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0804
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Short description: 
DENTL CARE PATIENT PROTECT ACT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Dental Care Patient Protection Act.  Provides for the      
   regulation of dental managed care plans by the Department of Insurance      
   and the Department of Public  Health.   Establishes  requirements  for      
   disclosure  to  enrollees.  Establishes  credentialing and utilization      
   review   standards.    Requires   certain   plans   to    include    a      
   point-of-service option.                                                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes a provision excluding the State employee dental plan from      
   the scope of the Act.  Deletes a Section providing that the  Act  does      
   not create a private cause of action or create a standard of care.          
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Insurance)                                
          There could be a fiscal impact of $70,000.                           
          STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1                                          
          (Department of Commerce and Community Affairs)                       
          Does not create a State mandate.                                     
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Department of Insurance)                        
          Same as previous Dept. of Insurance fiscal note.                     
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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