We recently discussed the ins and outs of dental insurance and how it should be viewed by patients. This leads us into another very important conversation; today’s topic: Covered Procedures. Unfortunately there is tendency for patients to assume that if a necessary or recommended action results in an out-of-pocket expense, it isn’t actually needed.
The truth is that there are so many different scenarios that can impact your oral health and they can require a variety of treatments, treatments that could be out of the scope of your insurance’s “covered procedures”. In a follow up article at carifree.com, they explain the dangers of only acting within your policy’s covered procedures. Read the article here.