An act relating to dental examinations for Medicaid applicants. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 11/16/16 13 REG. SESS. 13 RS BR 202
AN ACT relating to dental examinations for Medicaid applicants.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
SECTION 1. A NEW SECTION OF KRS CHAPTER 205 IS CREATED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:
(1) The cabinet shall design and implement a program to ensure that a pregnant woman applying for Medicaid benefits, or otherwise receiving Medicaid benefits in this state, receives a dental examination before or during the second trimester of her pregnancy.
(2) The cabinet may design a program to provide dental education to expecting and new parents and provide that information as a part of the dental examination.
(3) Within thirty (30) days of the effective date of this Act the cabinet shall promulgate a regulation to implement this section.
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