HB1947 Allows the Department of Health to contract with the Missouri Dental Board to provide dental services for the needy. Board to provide dental services for the needy.
Sponsor: Holand, Roy W. (135) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: Reynolds, David L. (77) LR Number: 4371L.01I
Last Action: This Bill is a Substitute - Check Primary Bill HB1422
HCS HB 1422, 1199, 1411, 1754 & 1947
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:Bill currently not on calendar
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HB 1947 -- Dental Services

Co-Sponsors:  Holand, Reynolds

This bill allows the Department of Health to contract with the
Missouri Dental Board to establish a Donated Dental Services
Program in conjunction with the provisions of Section 332.323,
RSMo.

Licensed volunteer dentists will provide comprehensive dental
care for needy, disabled, elderly, and medically compromised
persons.  Dental care can be provided to such persons in a
licensed volunteer dentist's office.  Eligible persons are
required to pay for dental laboratory costs.

The department is required to contract with the Missouri Dental
Board, its designee, or other qualified organizations to
administer the program.

The bill also contains provisions specifying the contractual
responsibilities of the organization administering the program.


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