Q: Will healthcare reform cover dental?
You will be able to buy dental coverage as a separate policy through the exchange. Except for pediatric dental care, dental coverage is not considered a “minimum essential benefit.” For this reason, the law does not require that insurance companies provide it or that individuals have it.
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Meet the experts to answer the commonly asked questions to help you understand the Health Care Exchange
Linda V. Tiano
Member of the Firm at Epstein, Becker, and Green in Washington, DC and New York
Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System.
Director of Health Care Reform at Priority Health in Michigan.