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A proposed federal rule affecting implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions establishing health benefit plans within the insurance exchanges does not address a number of critical oral health issues, said the American Dental Association.
The rule, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation," sets forth the Department of Health and Human Services’ guidelines for the states as they move forward in implementing their health insurance exchanges and developing the benefit plans those exchanges will offer to individuals and small businesses.
In official comments filed this week with HHS, the ADA identified four main goals that it believes the agency should stress with state officials: