Community Health, Department of; contract with dental care administrators to cover dental service for recipients of medical assistance; provide

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally provided as public assistance under social services, so as to provide for the Department of Community Health to contract directly with dental care administrators to cover dental services for recipients of medical assistance under Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids programs; to require the Department of Community Health to competitively bid out such contracts and limit such contracts to a minimum of two but no more than three dental care administrators; to provide for requirements, including disclosures and reports, for dental care administrators; to provide for an amendment or waiver to the state plan if necessary; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.