For information on how to apply or to find out if you qualify for free dental care.
These factsheets will help you make the case that it’s time for Congress to ensure that people who rely on Medicare for health insurance can afford oral health care. Medicare does not currently cover dental care, leaving hundreds of thousands of people in every state in pain and unable to get the care everyone needs to stay healthy. For too many older adults and people with disabilities, oral health care is too expensive, putting it out of reach even in an emergency.
If you’re a Medicare beneficiary, you’ve likely got your health insurance covered. But what about your teeth? Receiving regular dental care is incredibly important to your overall health, but some seniors forego proper care due to the high cost.
A comparison of a number of dental plan companies concerning their availability, the number of in-network providers, coverage options, and cost.
In November 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Calendar Year 2023 Physician Fee Schedule final rules, which included a new guarantee to cover dental services “when that service is integral to treating a beneficiary’s medical condition.”