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tele at the dentist... two fillings need to be replaced...old ones and the teeth show problems with them.

Question: Is there a plan in medicare that covers this and if so, is it worth it?


Not really. Basic dental reimbursement will be $400/yr for Medicare Advantage plans in 2020 (2019 was $150). Higher coverage = higher premium (which is close to the higher coverage). $0 premium Advantage plan = $400 reimbursement. $124/mo premium Advantage plan = $2250 dental coverage (= pay almost $1500 higher premium to get $1850 higher dental coverage). Any/all dentists covered--all are deemed in-network, which is nice.

Beware the Medicare web site regarding dental coverage. Their site showed "$0 copay" for many of the Advantage dental coverage plans for 2020. But, if you looked at the individual company sites, the dental coverage was totally different (i.e. not $0 copay). Of course, $0 copay means customers pay $0 and the insurance company picks up the full tab. Hence, an obvious Medicare error.
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