Orthodontic Waiting Period
Posted 05/12/14; Updated 07/07/14
HealthChoice Dental Plan members and their covered dependents are eligible for orthodontic benefits for charges incurred after the first 12 consecutive months of coverage with HealthChoice dental. Continuing orthodontic services are pro-rated according to HealthChoice Dental Plan benefits after the participant has had 12 consecutive months of coverage.
This change is effective for all orthodontic services incurred on or after Jan. 1, 2014, including services for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).
For more information, or if you have questions concerning orthodontic benefits, please contact our health and dental claims administrator at 1-405-416-1800 or toll-free 1-800-782-5218.