(1)“Advisory committee” means the senior dental advisory committee created in section 25.5-3-406.
(2)“Covered dental care services” are to be defined by rules of the medical services board pursuant to section 25.5-3-404 and include but are not limited to diagnostic, preventive, and restorative care.
(3)“Dental health-care services grant” means a grant awarded to a qualified grantee pursuant to section 25.5-3-404.
(4)“Eligible senior” means an adult who is sixty years of age or older and who is economically disadvantaged as specified by rule of the medical services board.
(5)“Program” means the Colorado dental health care program for low-income seniors created pursuant to section 25.5-3-404.
(6)“Qualified grantee” means an entity that can demonstrate that it can provide or arrange for the provision of comprehensive dental and oral care services and may include but is not limited to:
(a)An area agency on aging, as defined in section 26-11-203, C.R.S.;
(b)A community-based organization or foundation;
(c)A federally qualified health center, as defined in the federal “Social Security Act”, 42 U.S.C. sec. 1395x (aa)(4); safety-net clinic; or health district;
(d)A local public health agency; or
(e)A private dental practice.
(7)“Qualified provider” means any person who is licensed to practice dentistry in Colorado or who employs a dentist licensed in Colorado and who is willing to accept reimbursement for covered dental services pursuant to this program.
Section 25.5-3-403 — Definitions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-25.5.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).