HCS/SB 127 - This act modifies provisions relating to MO HealthNet services.
ADVANCE PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES
This act adds advanced practice registered nurses to the list of those who can prescribe drugs covered by MO HealthNet payments. Services of an advanced practice registered nurse are also added to the list of services qualified for MO HealthNet payments.
This provision is identical to provisions in SB 167 (2013) and HB 314 (2013).
MO HEALTHNET DENTAL DELIVERY SYSTEM
This act authorizes the MO HealthNet Division within the Department of Social Services, or a contractor of the division, to implement a statewide dental delivery system to ensure recipient participation and access to providers of dental services under MO HealthNet.
This provision is identical to HB 1078 (2012).