H.R.2220 - Essential Oral Health Care Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] (Introduced 04/30/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/04/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2220 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/30/2009)
Essential Oral Health Care Act of 2009 - Amends title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to purchase portable or mobile dental equipment and to pay for appropriate operational costs, including direct health care or service delivery costs, for the provision of free dental services to underserved populations that are delivered in a manner consistent with state licensing laws.
Amends SSA title XIX (Medicaid) to increase the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for states implementing equal access requirements that ensure that individuals enrolled in the state Medicaid plan have access to oral health care services to the same extent as such services are available to the population of the state.