H. R. 5050
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 30, 2006
Mr. Norwood introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize coverage for anesthesia and other costs related to dental care for children and certain other patients.
Authorization of anesthesia and other costs for dental care for children and certain other patients
Section 1079(a)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
With respect to dental care—
except as provided in subparagraph (B), only that care required as a necessary adjunct to medical or surgical treatment may be provided; and
in connection with dental treatment for patients with developmental, mental, or physical disabilities or for pediatric patients age 5 or under, only institutional and anesthesia services may be provided.