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HF 921

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2019 03:41pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health care; requiring commissioner of human services to contract with
dental administrators to administer dental services to recipients of medical
assistance and MinnesotaCare; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 256B.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [256B.0375] CONTRACT FOR DENTAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding sections 256B.69 and 256L.12, effective January 1, 2020, the
commissioner shall contract with up to two dental administrators to administer dental services
for all recipients of medical assistance and MinnesotaCare.
new text end

new text begin (b) The dental administrator must provide administrative services including but not
limited to:
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new text begin (1) provider recruitment, contracting, and assistance;
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new text begin (2) recipient outreach and assistance;
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new text begin (3) utilization management and review for medical necessity of dental services;
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new text begin (4) dental claims processing;
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new text begin (5) coordination with other services;
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new text begin (6) management of fraud and abuse;
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new text begin (7) monitoring of access to dental services;
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new text begin (8) performance measurement;
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new text begin (9) quality improvement and evaluation requirements; and
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new text begin (10) management of third-party liability requirements.
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new text begin (c) Payments to contracted dental providers shall be at the rates established under section
256B.76.
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