Feeling confident with the skills you earned in Dental Benefits 101? Sounds like you’re ready to move up a level. Insurance terms are not something we think of fondly. They can be confusing and even intimidating. “Health literacy” is your ability to understand basic health information from your dentist, physician, or other doctor. Understanding dental coverage and insurance terms are an important aspect of overall health literacy, helping you use your benefits more effectively. In fact, only 4% of Americans could identify basic insurance terms and definitions.
But that’s why we’re here with our Dental Benefits 100 series to help you connect the dots between what your policy/plan says and what that means for you!
Check out our handy health literacy infographic, Dental Benefits 102, to gain more information on terms like “deductible,” “annual maximum,” “copay,” and more…
Don’t stop your learning there, continue onto Dental benefits 103!
*Updated January 2022