Dental Services For Medi-Cal Patients

Dental Services For Patients With Medi-Cal

Dental Services are currently provided as one of the many benefits under the Medi-Cal program. Their site provides access to Medi-Cal Dental Program provider bulletins, manuals, regulations and various forms. Also, a variety of important and timely information can be found throughout their site including: Beneficiary Services, Medi-Cal Eligibility, Publications, Provider Services, Outreach Services, Fraud and Abuse and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. You will also find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Patients who have medi-cal may wonder what is really covered by their plan and which dentist they can go to who accepts medi-cal. Not all dentists accept medi-cal. Below we have brought you some information about this matter and find out what are the covered dental services for medi-cal patients

 

Medi-Cal

The California Medical Assistance Program (Medi-Cal or MediCal) is the name of the California Medicaid welfare program serving low-income families, seniors

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Providers Point to ‘Crisis’ in Dental Care for Some Medi-Cal …

http://www.californiahealthline.org/Globals/Topics/Childrens-Health-Coverage.aspx Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:00:00 -0700

Some special-needs patients — including children with autism or developmental disabilities — need to undergo sedation to get dental care. But the number of hospital settings for those procedures in California is declining, and …

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Dental Anesthesia Services – Medi-Cal Program – 10/2/2014

http://providers.hpsj.com/ Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:06:38 -0700

September 26, 2014 Dental Anesthesia Services – Medi-Cal Program To: Health Plan of San Joaquin Dental Anesthesia Providers From: Provider.

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Woodside Dental Chula Vista Accepts Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, Healthy Families Insurance

http://www.WoodSideDentalCare.com Woodside Dental Care dentist offices in Chula Vista & Lakeside Ca in San Diego Accepts Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, Healthy Familie…

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Restoration of Medi-Cal dental coverage comes too late for …

http://www.scpr.org/news Mon, 03 Feb 2014 06:01:13 -0800

The 52-year-old Martinez gets health coverage through Medi-Cal, California’s insurance program for low-income families and individuals. And until five years ago, Medi-Cal recipients also got dental coverage through a …

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California expands Medi-Cal while continuing cuts – Modern …

Medi-Cal Patient Service Representative – Clinica Sierra Vista

http://clinicasierravista.iapplicants.com/ Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:20:15 -0700

Medi-Cal Patient Service Representative – Bakersfield. Location: Bakersfield, CA. Salary Range: Entry Level. Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt. Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, PTO, Retirement. Employment Type: Full Time. Description: The …

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http://www.modernhealthcare.com/ Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:30:00 -0700

But at Brown’s request, the Legislature left in place a 10% recession-era cut to most doctors, dentists and other healthcare providers who treat Medi-Cal patients, many whom are children. Health providers … Because many new enrollees have delayed medical care for years, they often need specialty care such as orthopedics, gastroenterology, cardiology or dermatology that could result in longer wait times or having to drive farther to see specialists. Gloria Wilson, 26 …

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Medi-Cal dental services for adults to be re-established May …

http://artist911.com/ Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:00:08 -0700

Basic Medi-Cal dental services for adults to be re-established May 1, 2014 Nearly five years after the state eliminated dental benefits for adult beneficiaries in the Medi-Cal program, many of those benefits are being restored …

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So in general, what is covered by medi-cal is examinations, X-rays, cleanings, fillings for both adults and children. But there are other services that are also covered depending on the age of the patient and on the treatment.

At St James Dental Group, we accept all medi-cal patients, adult and children and will answer all your questions that you may have about your dental coverage. (323) 771-7254. Visit our Website to learn more about us. You will love our family dental services. We also offer same day emergency dental services.

Here are 2 more posts that may help you with your questions:

http://affordabledentistinlosangeles.com/dental-treatment-covered-medi-cal-adults/ 

http://affordabledentistinlosangeles.com/dental-treatment-covered-medi-cal-children/

By: Dr. Ladan Zinati

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