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Budget Summary FY2018

Outside Section 102
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017




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MassHealth Dental Coverage

SECTION 102.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for fiscal year 2018, the executive office of health and human services may determine, subject to all required federal approvals, 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; provided, however, that dental services for adults enrolled in MassHealth shall be covered at least to the extent they were covered as of January 1, 2017; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, at least 45 days before restructuring any MassHealth dental benefits, the executive office of health and human services shall file a report with the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the proposed changes and the anticipated fiscal impact of the changes.