2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
DOA:......Ames, BB0379 - Medicaid dental services for disabled individuals
For 2019-2021 Budget -- Not Ready For Introduction
An Act ...;
relating to: the budget.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
health and human services
1. Dental services for individuals who have disabilities
This bill requires DHS to allocate $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2020-21 from all funding sources to increase reimbursement rates for Medical Assistance dental services that are provided to Medical Assistance recipients who have disabilities.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
Nonstatutory provisions; Health Services.
(1) Dental services under Medical Assistance. During the 2019-21 fiscal biennium, the department of health services shall allocate a total of $2,000,000 in the 2019-20 fiscal year and $3,000,000 in the 2020-21 fiscal year from all funding sources to increase reimbursement rates for dental services that are covered under the Medical Assistance program under subch. IV of ch. 49 and that are provided to recipients of Medical Assistance who have disabilities.