The County of Orange (County) Health Care Agency (HCA) is seeking applications from qualified organizations to provide dental services for the pediatric/adolescent children residing at Orangewood Children and Family Center, in an emergency shelter home setting. The County is providing these services to comply with the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Community Care Licensing requirements (http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/ord/PG295.htm). The successful applicant(s) must clearly demonstrate in their application the ability to provide timely scheduling of appointments within one to two days for emergency care, and within one week for other dental services.
To be eligible to submit an application for these services, the applicant must be an approved Medi- Cal/Cal-Optima provider, and have a facility situated within 10 miles of Orangewood Children and Family Center, located at, 401 The City Dr. South, Orange, CA 92868. Applicant must be willing to provide appointments on short notice, and have an experienced pediatric dentist on-site, at the bidder’s facility. Applicants that do not accept Medi-Cal/Cal-Optima payments are not eligible to submit an application.
To be eligible to contract with the County, an individual or entity must not be listed on the current Cumulative Sanction List of the Office of the Inspector General (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), the General Services Administration’s list of parties excluded from federal programs, or the California Medi-Cal Suspended and Ineligible Provider List. HCA will not review any application submitted by an individual or entity found to be on any of these lists.
Dental services shall be provided to pediatric and adolescent populations, ages 2 (two) to 17, residing at Orangewood Children and Family Center, an emergency shelter home setting, with possible behavioral health and medical diagnoses. Youth are insured by Medi-Cal/Cal- Optima/Denti-Cal.
1. Perform dental screening and oral assessment which includes:
- Review of health history
- Dental X-Rays
- Referral to oral surgeon or other specialist if indicated
2. Perform dental services as required; dental services may range from emergent, urgent restorative and/or preventative, which may include, but not limited to:
- Routine dental cleaning
- Fluoride treatments
- Oral hygiene instruction
- Gum treatment
- Root Canal