|SB 6549 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 1ST SUB)|
Requires the state health care authority to: (1) Expand the access to baby and child dentistry program to include children with disabilities as eligible clients; and
(2) Pay enhanced fees for program services to dentists certified to provide the services to those children.
Requires children with disabilities, once enrolled in the program, to: (1) Be covered until their thirteenth birthday; and
(2) Receive all services and benefits received by program clients.
Requires a dentist to: (1) Be licensed to practice dentistry; and
(2) Complete a course on treating children with disabilities as defined by the state health care authority in rule.