How do we assist you with insurance?
For your convenience, we will gladly assist you in submitting both predetermination and initial insurance claims pertaining to charges for care rendered in our office.
However, please be aware our primary financial relationship is with our patients or their families and not with their respective insurance companies. Final responsibility for collection of benefits from your insurance company rests with the insured party.
Our professional services are rendered and charged directly to the patient or their family and they are responsible for payment of all fees incurred. For facilitation of payment, we offer these payment arrangements:
- You are able to pay us directly and receive re-imbursement from your insurance.
We will gladly assist in the completion of the necessary paper work required.
- We will accept payment from your insurance company directly and keep your credit card number on file to facilitate the collection of any remaining balance.
How does orthodontic insurance work?
There are many different agreements between insurance carriers and their subscribers, and each contract provides a different benefit. However, orthodontic insurance generally differs from regular dental insurance in that each insured individual usually has a lifetime maximum benefit for orthodontic services. This benefit is paid as a percentage of the orthodontic fee (diagnostic records, initial fee, monthly payments, etc.) until the benefit maximum has been reached. Charges for lost or broken appliances may not be covered by insurance.