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Senate Bill 0469

Senate Bill 0469

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF SB469 (Updated February 23, 2000 8:07 PM - DI 84)

Dental limited service health maintenance organizations. Requires a limited service health maintenance organization that provides dental care services (LSHMO) to appoint a licensed dental director. Provides that the dental director is responsible for oversight of policies, procedures, quality assurance, credentialing, and utilization management decisions with input from participating providers. Requires an LSHMO to respond to requests for reconsideration of adverse utilization review decisions. Requires the department of insurance to classify complaints regarding an LSHMO and provide the information to the public. Requires an LSHMO to offer a point-of-service product, a preferred provider plan, and an accident and sickness insurance policy that provides dental care services beginning July 1, 2001.
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