Dental insurance provides millions of Americans with coverage for routine preventive and other dental services. Often part of a comprehensive employee benefits package, dental insurance encourages use of preventive dental services that have been proven to prevent unnecessary dental decay and periodontal diseases.
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Board of Directors issued a statement regarding the need for-- and value of-- dental insurance.
This paper presents principles as the foundation upon which to build guidelines and policies for dental coverage and makes recommendations to promote transparency and accountability.
This survey report explores a variety of topics: benefit provisions, managed dental plans, dual choice or employee benefit choice dental plans, underwriting, technology, and distribution methods.