Each insurance plan has a maximum benefit or total dollar amount that the company will pay during a 12 month period or “benefit period” for dental services and procedures. Learning how to check for a patient’s remaining benefits is important, so that you and your patients have a clear understanding of the amount that remains for the benefit period before any treatment is started.
Watch this video to learn how to check a patient’s remaining benefits. (Duration: 0:57)
- Checking remaining benefits in the Insurance Deductible and Benefits page provides an approximate dollar amount; it does not reflect pending insurance claims.
- To learn more about checking remaining benefits with a treatment plan, read Viewing the details of an estimated guarantor portion for a treatment plan in the Resource Center.