Missouri DSS expands Medicaid dental services with CMS approval

May 09, 2016

CMS approved the Missouri Department of Social Services' plan to expand Medicaid coverage of dental services for approximately 282,000 adult participants. Dental care providers who provided services to eligible Medicaid participants will be paid for those services administered since Jan. 1, 2016. Expanded coverage of dental services for adults in Missouri includes preventive services, restorative services, periodontal treatment, oral surgery, extractions, radiographs, pain evaluation and relief, infection control and general anesthesia.