This is just a partial list of services covered by full-benefit MaineCare. It is important to note that all children with MaineCare receive the same full-benefit coverage, whether their coverage is through the CHIP program (the children whose families pay a monthly premium) or through straight Medicaid, which includes the Katie Beckett program. MaineCare: MaineCare, administered through the Department of Health & Human Services, provides dental benefits to individuals whose incomes meet federal poverty guidelines. Eligible children and young adults under age 21 are able to get the preventive and regular care they need to facilitate normal growth and development.
Feb 24, 2014 · Maine bill calls for giving limited dental coverage to adults getting MaineCare. The goal is to reduce costly emergency room visits to treat dental pain. MaineCare providers submit bills to MaineCare for services rendered by their employees who are servicing or rendering providers. 25.01-18 Specialist is a dentist who practices one of the American Dental Association (ADA) recognized specialties and has fulfilled all of the required training to be recognized as such. 25.02 ELIGIBILITY FOR CARE.
Lawmaker proposing MaineCare dental benefit for low-income adults. The proposal by Rep. Drew Gattine would make Maine the 34th state to provide some form of dental coverage, which is now available. Only covers “emergency” dental for pregnant women, parents, disabled or elderly adults. If you can’t get MaineCare, or if you are an adult and need more help than what MaineCare can give you, there may be other options. Some dental clinics provide care on a “sliding-scale” basis to people with limited or no dental coverage.