Status Summary

03/11/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Updated 4/9/21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Bass

This bill will expand Medicaid coverage for dental services for former foster youth who have turned 18. Medicaid coverage must include early and intermittent screening and treatment services. Additionally, the act provides parameters for service rates and an enhanced federal matching rate. These provisions would begin 80 days after passage of the act. The act also requires an outreach and enrollment program to be created within six months of the act's passage.