Question: Can You Use Two Different Dental Insurances For Braces?

If you are covered by two dental plans.

When you are covered by two dental plans this is called “dual coverage.” This does not “double” your coverage.

However, it may reduce your out-of-pocket costs.

Can I use 2 dental insurances?

To use two dental insurance plans, submit your dental claim to the primary carrier first. Depending on your policy, the secondary insurance will pay all or part of the remaining balance. If the primary carrier has paid more than the secondary carrier’s limit for the cost of the procedure, it may deny the claim.

Can you use 2 different vision insurance plans?

If a member is covered by more than one vision plan, (whether it be another carrier or another VSP plan), and has duplicate coverage, they may: Receive two separate sets of service. Choose to have both plans pay for one set of services. In this case the member is “coordinating benefits.”

What is the best dental insurance for braces?

Many Humana dental insurance plans offer discounts on adult and child orthodontic care. Depending on the plan you choose, you may have a range of discounts on the cost of braces and other devices. Cost-saving tips: Orthodontic care may not be covered if you begin treatment before you start a dental insurance plan.

How does dual dental coverage work?

“Dual coverage” refers to when a patient’s dental treatment is covered by more than one dental benefits plan. “Coordination of benefits” is the process insurance companies follow to ensure that the combined benefits from all group dental plans do not exceed 100 percent of the dentist’s fee.

What happens when you have two insurances?

Double coverage often means you’re paying for redundant coverage. If both plans have deductibles, you’ll have to pay both before coverage kicks in. You don’t get to choose which health plan is primary, meaning the one that pays first. You don’t get to choose which insurer will pay a certain claim.

Is it worth having two health insurances?

Not exactly, but having two or more health insurance plans does help cover any health insurance expenses better through the coordination of benefits provision. The most common example is when two spouses or domestic partners have health insurance and both of their employers provide a health insurance plan.