SB 425 Requires health insurance policies to cover dental care services for pregnant women
Sponsor: Justus
LR Number: 2084S.01I Fiscal Note: 2084-01
Committee: Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families
Last Action: 4/21/2009 - Hearing Conducted S Health, Mental Health, Seniors and Families Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 425 - This act requires health carriers to provide coverage to pregnant women for dental care services delivered by licensed dentists. Under the act, dental care services shall also include services related to the treatment of periodontal disease and dental care disease. The dental care services shall not be subject to greater deductibles or co-payments than other similar health care services provided under a health benefit plan.

STEPHEN WITTE