Health and Human Services

Medicaid dental reimbursement increased

Lawmakers gave final approval April 11 to a bill that seeks to increase access to dental services for Nebraska Medicaid recipients.

Sen. Lynne Walz
Sen. Lynne Walz

LB358, sponsored by Fremont Sen. Lynne Walz, increases the reimbursement rate for dental services provided under Medicaid by 12.5% for fiscal year 2024-25.

The bill passed on a 47-0 vote and takes effect immediately.

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