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H.R.3120: Comprehensive Dental Reform Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Sept. 18, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Nov. 6, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Comprehensive Dental Reform Act of 2013 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to cover dental services.
Increases the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for funding under Medicaid for dental services.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to maintain a database containing information on each state regarding dental benefits available for adults enrolled in the state Medicaid program.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish, revise, and extend funding for grant programs for: (1) educating nondental medical and other professionals about oral health care; (2) providing dental services in hospital emergency rooms or in community settings; (3) providing scholarships and education loans for dental therapists and oral health professional students; (4) providing comprehensive oral healt...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Nov. 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|Oct. 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|Oct. 14, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|Sept. 24, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|Sept. 20, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Armed Services|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Veterans' Affairs|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|Sept. 18, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|