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Does bcbs excellus cover braces?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Only if...: Only if orthodontic treatment was purchased as one of the covered procedures in this ny state plan. Ask your hr office or insurance agent if your version includes orthodontic care.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Pre-authorization: Most insurance companies require pre-authorization prior to starting any active orthodontic treatment. The common practice is to submit a claim form stating the time and fee for active orthodontic treatment and waiting for the insurance company to authorize their part of the fees involved. The bcbs excellus is not an exception

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