To find a dentist in your area that accepts Medicaid, go to the InsureKidsNow website, and use the Find a Dentist for Your Kid search box on the homepage to search for a dentist in your area using your zip code. According to the Medicaid website, Medicaid is required to provide minimum dental benefits for children, but each state decides individually whether adults receive dental benefits. Therefore, adults may not be able to find a provider in their area.Know More
Type "insurekidsnow.gov" in your browser's address bar, and press Enter. When the website appears, scroll down to locate the Find a Dentist for Your Kid search box.
Select your state from the state drop-down list, select Medicaid from the benefit plan drop-down list, and then type your zip code in the designated box. Click the Search button. The search results list appears in a pop-up box or in a new tab in your browser, depending on your browser's settings.
The search results list includes each provider's name, address, phone number and distance from the Zip code entered. It also states whether the provider is accepting new patients, what the provider's specialty is, whether the provider can accommodate special needs and the date the information was last updated. Additionally, the results list includes links to view the provider's full profile and driving directions to the dentist's office via Google Maps.
Find lists of dentists that accept Medicaid and/or participate in the Children's Health Insurance Program, a division of the national Medicaid program, at any state government's department of health and human services website. This information can also be found at Insure Kids Now.Full Answer >
To find a doctor who accepts Medicaid, get your Medicaid identification card. On the card you will find the website to search for providers. Find a covered provider by phone by calling the phone number on your card for customer assistance or calling providers and ask if they accept Medicaid.Full Answer >
To determine if a local dentist accepts Medicaid, a patient can simply call the dentist and ask if they accept it, or the patient can visit their state's Medicaid website and search for dentists who accept Medicaid. In addition, patients can call the toll-free number on the back of their Medicaid card, and they can speak with a state representative who can help them find a dental provider in their area.Full Answer >
Doctor.com provides an online directory on its website of New Jersey doctors that accept Medicaid. Many providers even allow patients to schedule appointments directly through the site.Full Answer >