Denti-Cal has more bite in 2018.
The new year means new dental benefits for adults on Medi-Cal.
The budget passed last year restored all dental benefits.
The state will once again cover things like deep cleaning, root canals, implants and partial dentures for those who qualify.
Will Medi cal cover dental implants?
Medi-Cal offers transportation to and from appointments for services covered by Medi-Cal. This includes transportation to medical, dental, mental health, or substance use disorder appointments, and to pick up prescriptions and medical supplies.
What does Medi cal cover for adults?
Medi-Cal is a program that pays medical expenses for people with low income. This includes people who are aged, disabled, or have high medical costs. If you meet the requirements of the program, Medi-Cal will help pay for doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, rehabilitation, and other medical services.
Does Medi Cal pay for dentures?
Denti-Cal will only provide up to $1800 in covered services per year. Some services are not counted towards the cap, such as dentures, extractions, and emergency services.
Does Medi cal cover crowns?
Medi-Cal offers comprehensive preventative and restorative dental benefits to both children and adults. Restored benefits will include, for example: Laboratory processed crowns, posterior root canal therapy, periodontal services, and partial dentures, including denture adjustments, repairs, and relines.