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New Enhanced Dental Benefit* - 2024        

Maintaining a healthy mouth is an integral part of your overall health. It starts with keeping up with your dental visits. With most of our Medicare Advantage plans, you get your preventive dental services covered at a $0 copay PLUS you also get Comprehensive Dental Coverage at 50% coinsurance that will help keep you smiling, including periodontal cleanings, root canals, dentures and more at no additional premium up to the service coverage limit.**

Your Dental Benefit Includes:

  • Preventive Dental Visit
  • Oral Examinations – Once every 6 months
  • Routine Cleanings and Fluoride Treatments – Once every 6 months
  • Bitewing X-rays – 2x per calendar year
  • Full-Mouth X-Rays – 1x in a 36-month period
  • Crowns
  • Denture (complete or partial) and Denture Repairs
  • Endodontic Therapy
  • Fillings
  • Non-Surgical Root Canal Obstruction Treatment
  • Periodontal Cleanings
  • Root Repairs
  • Scaling
  • Tooth Extractions, Fractures and Repairs
  • And more

For a complete list of services, refer to your Evidence of Coverage.

How It Works:

Dental services are covered up to your plan’s dental coverage limit when you visit a participating dentist. When you visit an in-network dentist for covered services, the dentist will directly bill our dental provider, Liberty Dental, making it easier and more convenient for you.

View a full list of dental providers  

Built-in Coverage amount varies by plan:


Independent Health's Encompass 65® Element HMO

$2,000 coverage

Independent Health's Encompass 65® HMO
(without Prescription Coverage)

$1,000 coverage

Independent Health's Encompass 65® Core HMO

$2,000 coverage

Independent Health's Encompass 65® Basic HMO

$2,000 coverage

Independent Health's Encompass 65® Assure Advantage HMO C-SNP

$1,500 coverage

Independent Health's Medicare Passport® Access PPO

$1,000 both in and out of network coverage

Independent Health's Medicare Passport® Advantage PPO

$1,000 both in and out of network coverage

Independent Health's Medicare Passport® Prime PPO

$1,000 both in and out of network coverage

*Limitations, cost sharing and restrictions may apply. Benefit and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 each year.

**Comprehensive coverage not included on Independent Health’s Medicare Encompass 65® Edge HMO plan. Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat Independent Health members, except in emergency situations. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost-sharing that applies to out-of-network services.

Independent Health is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract offering HMO, HMO-SNP, HMO-POS and PPO plans. Enrollment in Independent Health depends on contract renewal. Our Dental provider listing is subject to change each month. Call your dental provider to confirm participation in our network before receiving your dental services.

Last Updated 10/1/2023