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Enrolled House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Dental hygienist access practice agreements. Allows a dental hygienist to practice dental hygiene in a location and without supervision under an access practice agreement with an access practice dentist. Specifies the requirements to provide dental hygiene services under an access practice agreement. Requires an access practice dentist to be available to provide emergency communication and consultation with the dental hygienist. Establishes record keeping requirements. Requires a dental hygienist who provides services under an access practice agreement to maintain malpractice liability insurance. Requires a signed consent form before providing services under an access practice agreement. Requires that certain written information be Dental hygienist access practice agreements. Allows a dental hygienist to practice dental hygiene in a location and without supervision under an access practice agreement with an access practice dentist. Specifies the requirements to provide dental hygiene services under an access practice agreement. Requires an access practice dentist to be available to provide emergency communication and consultation with the dental hygienist. Establishes record keeping requirements. Requires a dental hygienist who provides services under an access practice agreement to maintain malpractice liability insurance. Requires a signed consent form before providing services under an access practice agreement. Requires that certain written information be provided to the patient or the parent or legal guardian of the patient after providing dental hygiene services. Requires patient records to be transferred to the access practice dentist when an access practice agreement is terminated. ... View more