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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 4 Texas Health Steps (THSteps) Dental : 4.1 Enrollment : 4.1.5 Client Rights

4.1.5
Dental providers enrolled in Texas Medicaid enter into a written contract with HHSC to uphold the following rights of the Medicaid client:
To receive dental services that meet or exceed the standards of care established by the laws relating to the practice of dentistry and the rules and regulations of the TSBDE.
To receive information following a dental examination about the dental diagnosis; scope of proposed treatment, including alternatives and risks; anticipated results; and the need and risks for administration of sedation or anesthesia.
A provider’s failure to ensure any of the client rights may result in termination of the provider agreement or contract and other civil or criminal remedies.

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