Insurance and Billing
As part of our commitment to outstanding patient care, we are happy to help our patients maximize their dental insurance benefits. We feel strongly that doctors, not insurance companies, know best when determining the proper course of treatment for a patient. Therefore, we are not participating practitioners with any insurance companies. However, we can submit insurance claims on behalf of our patients to all insurance companies, with the exception of HMO’s.
If your plan allows you to choose any dentist (i.e. you don’t have to pick from a list), you will receive benefits for treatment in our office. The coverage depends on your particular plan, which is specified in a contract between the insurance company and your employer. Plans vary widely in terms of which procedures are covered and what percentage of the fee is paid.
Some plans allow patients to choose any dentist, but have contracts with “preferred” or participating dentists. Dentists under contract with an insurance company are required to accept the insurance company’s coverage as full payment. Because we do not participate with any insurance companies, our patients are responsible for the difference between what their insurance pays and our fees.
All BlueCros BlueShield plans (including BCBS of the Federal Government), Dental Business Operations (an extension of BCBS), Mamsi, Optimum Choice and Delta Dental will not pay us directly and instead reimburse the patient. Patients with these types of insurance are responsible for paying their charges in full at the time of service. We do not receive an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from these carriers.
We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan through a third party financing company. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details.
CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.
With three simple steps, including an instant approval process, it’s easy to apply for CareCredit. After you’re approved, you’re free to use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary, dentistry, cosmetic, hearing aids and more.
CareCredit is endorsed by some of the most credible organizations specific to each healthcare profession we support. And CareCredit is a GE Money Company, so you know you can count on us. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping over five million cardholders get the healthcare treatments they want and need.
How Can We Help You?
We will be happy to answer any of your questions, whether you are a new patient just getting to know our practice or a current patient with treatment questions.