SB 199: "An Act providing for a two-year funding cycle for medical assistance coverage for dentures."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 199 01 "An Act providing for a two-year funding cycle for medical assistance coverage for 02 dentures." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 47.07.067(a) is amended to read: 05 (a) Subject to appropriation, the department shall pay for minimum treatment 06 and for preventative and restorative adult dental services provided under 07 AS 47.07.030(b) and under regulations adopted by the commissioner in conformity 08 with applicable federal requirements and this chapter. Regulations adopted under this 09 section must include the following: 10 (1) except as provided in (e) of this section, a maximum amount of 11 benefits for preventative and restorative adult dental services of $1,150 for each 12 eligible recipient in a fiscal year; and 13 (2) specification of the scope of coverage for preventative and 14 restorative adult dental services.
01 * Sec. 2. AS 47.07.067 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 02 (e) If the department authorizes or approves payment for complete or partial 03 dentures for an eligible recipient, the department may authorize the payment in one 04 fiscal year of the maximum payment amount for not more than two fiscal years. A 05 recipient is not eligible for additional benefits under this section for a two-year period.