Department of Medical Assistance Services
DENTAL SERVICES
OVERVIEW
The Smiles For Children (effective July 1, 2005) program provides coverage for diagnostic, preventive, restorative/surgical procedures, as well as orthodontia services for Medicaid, FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children. The program also provides coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery services for adults (age 21 and older). DentaQuest is the single dental benefits administrator that will coordinate the delivery of all Smiles For Children dental services. For additional information about the Smiles For Children program please call DentaQuest at 1-888-912-3456.
Enrollee Information
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A HEALTHY VIRGINIA PLAN – DENTAL BENEFITS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
As a part of Governor McAuliffe’s A Healthy Virginia Program, Virginia’s nationally recognized Smiles For Children dental program will “provide dental services to pregnant women age 21 and over enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS”. As of March 1, 2015, pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS who are 21 years of age and older are eligible to receive appropriate dental benefits covered through the Smiles For Children program.
Medicaid Memo - Dental Coverage for Medicaid Enrolled Adult Pregnant Women and FAMIS MOMS - Effective March 1, 2015
Frequently Asked Questions – Adult Pregnant Women Benefits
Fact Sheet for Members – Pregnant Women Enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS
Fact Sheet for Providers – Pregnant Women Enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS
Smiles For Children Coverage for Pregnant Women Brochure
SMILES FOR CHILDREN CONTRACT & CDC CODES
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Smiles For Children Provider Information
DENTAL DATA REQUIREMENTS
CMS with DMAS Agreement
834 Companion Guide
837 Companion Guide
IMPORTANT SMILES FOR CHILDREN INFORMATION
This section contains reports, policies and government decisions.
Dental Coverage for Medicaid Adult Pregnant Women
Smiles For Children Program Recognized by CMS
Appreciation Letter to Virginia Dentists from Secretary Hazel
Personalized Provider Online Communication
Smiles For Children Electronic Fund Transfer Announcement
Electronic Fund Transfer Enrollment Form
Best Practices for Reducing Broken Appointments
Adult Dental Benefits
Adult Dental Benefits - Spanish
Dental Periodicity Schedule
Oral Health Disparities in Publicly Insured Children
2013 Annual Dental Program Report
Fast Facts
CDT CODES TERMINOLOGY
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