Skip to main content

Public Notice of Final Action for Setting Payment Rates for Dental Services

The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) gives notice of the following action regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates for Dental Services under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).

Effective for services provided on or after Jan. 1, 2023, SCDHHS will amend the South Carolina Title XIX state plan to increase the reimbursement rates for the State Plan covered dental services delivered to beneficiaries who are under 21 years of age.

The rates are being updated to support the provider network and to ensure access to care for these services.

Based on the action noted above, SCDHHS anticipates a budget impact of approximately $10,745,000 (total dollars).

Copies of this notice are available at each South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid county office and at for public review. Additional information regarding these actions is available upon request at the address cited below.

Any written comments submitted may be reviewed by the public at the SCDHHS, Office of Health Programs, 1801 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

All Communications