Legislative Action Center

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CA S-1008: An act to certain sections of the Health and Safety Code, and to amend sections of the Insurance Code, relating to dental services.
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NJ S-466: Requires acceptance of universal dentist application for participation form by dental plan carriers.
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NJ S-2507:  Prohibits sale or lease of access to certain health care provider networks.
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GA HB-818: Insurance; health care provider shall choose the method of reimbursement by insurer; provide
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LA HB-429: Provides for prior authorizations of claims for dental services.
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Legislative News Updates

Gov. Murphy Restricts Sale/Lease of Dental Provider Contracts

Delta Dental of New Jersey, the state's largest dental benefits provider, has announced passage of legislative bill S2507, which restricts the sale or lease of access to dental provider network contracts, which is sometimes referred to as creating "Silent PPOs." "Delta Dental of New Jersey is proud that we directly contract with all our participating dentists and have never leased our network of dentists from another company," said Dr. Keith Libou, Chief Clinical Officer for Delta Dental of New Jersey and Delta Dental of Connecticut. "Most major dental insurance carriers in New Jersey patch together their network of dentists by

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Legislation, News|0 Comments

VDA “Silent PPO” Legislation Signed and Approved by the Governor

We are happy to report that our primary legislative task during the 2019 General Assembly Session to pass HB1682 was successful!  It was quite an  undertaking but the hard work of our membership on the legislation (patroned by Delegate Lee Ware at the VDA’s request) certainly paid off.  The end- result was also a testament to engaging with potential adversaries well in advance of the session to get their feedback.  Both Anthem and the Virginia  Association of Health Plans engaged in constructive dialog with us throughout the legislative process and, as a result, HB1682 is a reflection of best  practices within the insurance

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Legislation|0 Comments