Dental insurance may be inadequate among adults with health plans

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A recent survey showed that people aren’t buying plans that cover a trip to the dentist, due to cost. The results of a recent survey have now been released and they have shown that dental insurance is among the health care services that people with health plans say they most frequently skip due to the cost associated with the coverage. One in five adults said that they had dental care needs that were not being met because they were cost preventative. The research was conducted by at the Health Policy…

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New dental insurance legislation passes Wisconsin Senate

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Lawmakers pass bill concerning dental insurance The Wisconsin State Senate has approved a new bill concerning dental insurance. This type of insurance coverage has long been a somewhat controversial matter throughout the U.S. Many consumers currently go without dental insurance coverage due to the costs associated with certain policies. Many also consider dental insurance to be inadequate, as there are many costs that are not covered by policies. The legislation passed by lawmakers this week aims to provide more flexibility to dentists who often wrangle with these insurance policies. New…

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Adding supplemental dental insurance to Medicare coverage

eHealth, Inc. subsidiary, PlanPrescriber, has now published a report for beneficiaries of Medicare who are looking to purchase additional stand-alone insurance that covers dental. Part A and B of Medicare (also known as the Original program) does not include dental in its coverage. Therefore, if a beneficiary of Medicare experiences a medical emergency where their teeth need care, the original plan might or might not provide coverage for the emergency, depending on who has provided the care. Furthermore, basic Medicare coverage does not provide the type of dental coverage that…

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Dental Insurance: How Much Do You Know About It?

People like to purchase insurance for things we think are valuable, like homes, cars, business  and health. But we usually ignore the importance of one thing that we use everyday. Yes, we mean your teeth! We know that our teeth will affect what we eat and how we feel. Most of us pay attention to dental care only when our teeth severely ache. However, do you know heart diseases or strokes sometimes are associated with dental problems? In fact, regular dental care not only helps keep the mouth health, but also…

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