Wisconsin Assembly Approves Limits on Price Setting by Dental Insurers

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Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the Wisconsin Assembly, by a vote of 89 to 8, passed a bill¬†that prohibits insurers who provide limited-scope dental benefit policies from setting fees for dental and related services not covered by those policies. Similar laws, commonly known as “non-covered services legislation” have already been passed in 29 other states, including Minnesota, which passed similar legislation in 2011, and Illinois, where non-covered services legislation went into effect on January 1st of this year.

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