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house Bill H.R. 4731

Medicaid Options for Dental Fillings Act of 2010

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedMarch 2nd, 2010

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Title

Medicaid Options for Dental Fillings Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure access to resin-based dental fillings that, at a minimum, is equal to the level of access to mercury-based dental fillings under such title.

Summary

Medicaid Options for Dental Fillings Act of 2010 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the cost-sharing charged for a resin-based filling from exceeding: (1) the amount charged in the state for a mercury-based dental filling on January 1, 2010; or (2) the amount that the state charges for such a filling if less than the amount charged on that date. Prescribes a formula for determining Medicaid provider reimbursement rates for resin-based dental fillings.

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