Does Humana Medicare Cover Dental?

At a glance:

  • $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans available in some areas1
  • Many plans offer prescription drug coverage and vision and dental benefits
  • Over 4 million people are enrolled in a Humana Medicare Advantage Plan2

Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Part B) doesn’t normally cover routine dental services.3

However, some Humana Medicare plans may cover certain dental services. Your dental coverage will depend on which Humana Medicare plan you have.

If you don’t currently have a Humana Medicare plan, you can get more information by calling a licensed sales agent4 at  TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or by requesting a free plan quote online, there is no obligation to enroll in a plan.

You can find out if your Humana Medicare plan may include coverage for dental care by reading the section below that correlates to your current coverage.

Humana Medicare Advantage Plans

Certain Humana Medicare Advantage plans may include coverage for certain dental services.5

Medicare Advantage plans, like those provided by Humana, may offer some additional benefits, which can include:

  • Coverage for hearing care
  • Coverage for vision care
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Health and wellness programs

Dental coverage is an additional benefit that some, but not all, Humana Medicare Advantage plans offer. If you are enrolled in a Humana Medicare Advantage plan with dental coverage, Humana will detail what dental services are included and what each service costs.

There are four types of Humana Medicare Advantage plans that may include dental coverage:

  • Humana Gold Choice HMO plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO plans
  • Humana Honor plans
  • Humana Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans

How Do I Find Humana Dental Providers Near Me?

Humana is one of the largest providers of dental insurance in the U.S., and there are more than 335,000 in-network dentists and specialists that accept Humana nationwide.6

You can search for a Humana dentist in your plan network by using the online “Find a dentist” search tool on Humana.com. Search Humana dental providers by name, coverage type, plan name, specialty or location. 

If you’re already a Humana plan member, you can also search for Humana dentists through the MyHumana app or by logging in to your online Humana account profile.

Does Humana Dental Cover Crowns and Oral Surgery?

Humana Medicare Advantage plans with dental benefits may help cover some routine and more advanced dental care, such as:

  • Exams
  • Teeth cleanings 
  • Dental X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Tooth extractions
  • Root canals
  • Crowns
  • Dentures

How Do I Enroll in a Humana Medicare Plan with Dental Coverage?

If you are new to Medicare, you may be able to enroll in a Humana Medicare Advantage plan during your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). Your Medicare IEP begins three months before the month you turn 65, includes your birth month and lasts for another three months, for a total of seven months. 

If your Initial Enrollment Period has passed, you may able to sign up for a Humana Medicare Advantage plan during the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP, also called the Fall Medicare Open Enrollment Period), which lasts from October 15 to December 7 each year. If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan without dental coverage, you may be able to switch to a plan with dental benefits during this time. 

Humana Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Humana Medicare stand-alone prescription drug plans don’t include dental coverage.7

If you need dental insurance coverage, you may be able to enroll in a private insurance plan or a Humana Medicare Advantage plan with dental coverage.

A licensed sales agent4 can help you review your Medicare coverage options and help you find a plan with dental coverage. Simply call today at  TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a weekor request a free plan quote online. There is no obligation to enroll in a plan. 

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