ADEA State Update

California Restores Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits

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ChairAndToolsBeginning Jan. 1, 2018, adults enrolled in the Denti-Cal program (California’s Medi-Cal Dental program) are eligible for an expanded set of dental benefits. In November 2017, the Department of Health Care Services issued a special provider bulletin to clarify the dental services that providers may render, bill and be reimbursed for by Denti-Cal in 2018, including scaling and root planing, partial dentures and posterior root canals.

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