Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2015

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MassHealth Dental Coverage

SECTION 23.   Notwithstanding section 53 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, the executive office of health and human services may determine the extent to which to include within its covered services for adults the federally optional dental services that were included in its state plan or demonstration program in effect on January 1, 2002 and the dental services that were covered for adults in the MassHealth basic program as of January 1, 2002.

This section gives EOHHS the necessary discretion to make MassHealth dental coverage or service limitation decisions.

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