Legislative News

Current Legislative News

  • Medicaid update: a dental hygienist may be reimbursed for prenatal education. But must be in partnership with a dentist or medical doctor; expectant mothers qualify for a second covered prophy
  • HB90: passed and became SB22; related to the oversight of the governor to approve health orders
  • A bill was introduced allowing interstate licensure reciprocity for military spouse transfers
  • A bill was re-introduced regarding sexual misconduct and the loss of licensure
  • Indiana HB1079 passed: dentists & dental hygienists may administer the COVID vaccine
  • Illinois: a bill was passed allowing dental assistants to scale teeth on patients twelve years of age and younger

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ODEFA: plans to work towards EFDAs in Ohio have the ability to administer local anesthesia injections

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Oral Health Access Supervision Program- OHASP

OHASP Toolkit

Important Dental Legislative News

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Dental Therapists Bill

Senate Bill 98 Info

Could ‘Dental Therapy’ Improve Health Care, Cut Costs in Ohio?

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Teledentistry Bill

House Bill 184