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Rates For Senior Low-income Dental Program

Concerning rate flexibility on existing procedures in the Colorado dental health care program for low-income seniors.
2019 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Dental program for seniors - review - maximum reimbursement rates. The act adds to the duties of the department of health care policy and financing (department) under the Colorado dental health care program for low-income seniors (program) to review the operation and effectiveness of the program in the next annual report. Qualified grantees under the program and the department shall report recommendations concerning the operations and effectiveness of the program.

Under current law, the senior dental advisory committee recommends to the medical services board the maximum reimbursement rate for dental procedures under the Colorado dental health care program for low-income seniors that cannot be less than the reimbursement rate previously adopted by the state board of health for the program. The act changes the maximum reimbursement rate that the committee may recommend to not less than the medicaid fee-for-service rate.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/14/2019 Signed Act PDF
    05/14/2019 Final Act PDF
    05/01/2019 Rerevised PDF
    04/30/2019 Revised PDF
    04/26/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    04/24/2019 Engrossed PDF
    04/17/2019 Introduced PDF

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