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March 26, 2014
Implementation of ICD-10 Code Sets - This bulletin provides important information regarding the Department of Social Services implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) Code Sets
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March 26, 2014
Newly Eligible Clients under the Affordable Care Act (Part II) - A significant number of additional adults will become eligible for Medicaid as a result of the increase in income limits for HUSKY D. Those who are determined to be eligible through Access Health CT will receive a notice with a subject line "Eligibility Decision for Health Care Coverage". DSS had previously guaranteed payment for 10 days for individuals determined eligible for Medicaid who receive this notice. Until further notice, DSS has extended this period to 30 days
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December 10, 2013
DeCare Dental, LLC/ - Recently, many dentists who participate in the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership (the HUSKY Health Medicaid dental network) received a telephone call and/or a package of information from DeCare Dental, LLC. Decare Dental is a dental network recruitment and rental company. The company operates a network of dentists under the name of "CivicSmiles"
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June 4, 2013
CTDHP Prior Authorization Requirement Change - CTDHP Prior Authorization Requirement Change for D0120-Periodic Oral Evaluation and D1110-Prophylaxis-Adult Effective July 1, 2011, benefits for adult (21+) clients in the CTHDP programs were modified to limit the frequency of D0120, D1110 to one time per twelve (12) month period per client. Frequency limitations were originally applied against services performed within the most recent consecutive twelve (12) months prior to the applicable date of service (DSS Policy Bulletin PB 2011-61
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June 3, 2013
Nitrous Oxide Prior Authorization Requirement Change - For dates of service June 1st 2013 and later, Pediatric Dentists using Nitrous Oxide for behavior management purposes are not longer required to receive prior authorization or post-procedure authorization in order to bill for this procedure code. Claims for D9230 may now be submitted directly to Hewlett-Packard (HP) for payment.
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Welcome to the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership (CTDHP) web site. Since 2008, the CTDHP has managed all of the dental health care services provided in the HUSKY Health program. We administer the dental benefits on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS) helping more than 600,000 residents in Connecticut get access to free or low-cost, quality dental care.

Whether you're a client, a provider partner or a community partner, here you will find the information needed to access or provide dental services and details on our programs.

If you are not currently getting your health care through HUSKY Health, go to this site for more information: