Dental coverage

Healthy Michigan Plan 

Healthy Michigan Plan covers dental care. This includes dental exams, cleanings, and extractions.

These services are also covered for pregnant women who are members of HAP Empowered Medicaid:

  • Routine exams and cleanings every six months
  • Routine exams and cleanings every six months
  • Full-mouth X-rays once every five years
  • One filling per tooth every two years
  • Emergency exams, no more than twice a month

Some procedures require special permission ahead of time. These are called prior authorizations and include:

  • Crowns
  • Gum disease related cleanings
  • Root canals
  • Tooth extractions (removal)
  • Tooth repair if attached to a bridge or partial

The state of Michigan’s Medicaid program covers dental care for you and your children. The state contracts with Delta Dental and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Together, they provide a network of dentists for children ages 0-20. You will be enrolled automatically and get an ID card from the dental plan. The card will have the phone number for your plan. Call your dental plan for help finding a dentist.

BCBSM Healthy Kids Dental
bcbsm.com/healthy-kids-dental
(800) 936-0935

Delta Dental
deltadentalmi.com
(866) 696-7441

Dental care is an important part of your overall health. That’s why we encourage you to schedule regular dental visits. If you are a parent, take your child to their first dental visit when they turn two.

 

HAP Midwest Health Plan, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Alliance Plan (HAP). It is a Michigan nonprofit, taxable corporation.

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