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Insurance Dictionary

Being familiar with insurance terminology helps you better understand your dental benefits.


A list of the charges established or agreed to by a dentist for specific dental services.
A method of paying dentists a fee for each service.
Employee reimbursement account primarily funded with employee salary deductions. The funds are reimbursed to the employee for health care expenses (medical and/or dental), dependent care, and are considered a nontaxable benefit.
The intentional manipulation or alteration of facts submitted by atreating dentist, resulting in a lower or higher payment to the beneficiary and/or the treating dentist than would have been paid if the manipulation had not occurred.
The patient has the right to choose any dentist.