Biden Administration proposes rule to add adult dental coverage as essential health benefit under ACA: 3 notes

A proposed rule would allow states to include adult dental services as an essential health benefit under the Affordable Care Act.

Three things to know:

1. The Department of Health and Human Services published the proposal in the Federal Register Nov. 24.

2. The agency said they believe the proposal would incentivize states to add routine non-pediatric dental services as an essential health benefit.

3. The agency is allowing comments on the proposal until Jan. 8.

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