Is there any insurance code to charge patients upgrade fee?
Doctor Answers 1
Dental plans simply don't want a routine case where "allowed" fee is $500 but the patient is charged $2000.
The key is informed consent, and it takes a dentist and staff that are willing to do the extra little things (signed form, manage ledger, etc). It is certainly more simple to just say "can't do it" and move on.
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