Is Invisalign Covered Under Dental Insurance?

Did you know that orthodontic treatments, including braces and removal appliances, are the most commonly claimed medical procedures under private health insurance (based on information from the Australian Private Health Insurance Ombudsman)? That should assure you that your invisalign treatment can be included in your dental insurance cover. Take note that such coverage is only available in private health insurance.

How To Claim Your Invisalign Treatment

The fact that invisalign is a form of removable brace, means that it would be classified as an orthodontic treatment. In this case, the Australian Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (PHIO) provides a useful guide to help you in claiming this treatment.

The PHIO advices that you should get a written treatment plan from your orthodontist, beforehand. This is because various health funds must first determine your orthodontic benefits, based on the Orthodontic Treatment Plan.

A treatment plan normally includes such details as:

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