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Section 5162.73 | Dental services for pregnant Medicaid recipients.


(A) The Department of Medicaid may establish and administer a program to provide dental services to pregnant Medicaid recipients. If the program is established, all of the following shall apply:

(1) Medicaid recipients who are members of the group described in section 5163.06 of the Revised Code shall be eligible to receive two dental cleanings per year.

(2) The Department shall give priority to those Medicaid recipients residing in areas of the state with high preterm birth rates.

(3) The Department shall inform Medicaid recipients about the program and market the program to Medicaid recipients.

(B) The Department of Medicaid shall establish reimbursement rates for entities that educate Medicaid recipients about the importance of prenatal and postnatal dental care as part of the program described in section 3701.615 of the Revised Code, including reimbursement rates for all or part of the costs associated with developing and distributing educational materials related to the importance of prenatal and postnatal dental care.

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