Dental care benefits.
Among those with dental care benefits, 81 percent received care from traditional fee for service plans, 11 percent from preferred provider organizations, and 8 percent from health maintenance organizations. Irrespective of the type of plan under which employees receive dental care, the following procedures are covered in 98 percent or more of plans: exams, x-rays, surgery, fillings, periodontal care, endodontics, crowns, and prosthetics. For each of those procedures, more than three-quarters of those covered received a percentage of the usual, customary, and reasonable charge for the procedure as the benefit. Find out more in Bulletin 2517, Employee Benefits in Medium and Large Private Establishments, 1997.
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|Title Annotation:||1997 statistics indicate that 59% of full-time workers in large and medium firms had dental care benefits available to them|
|Publication:||Monthly Labor Review|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2000|
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