Policy on Third-party Reimbursement of Medical Fees Related to Sedation/General Anesthesia for Delivery of Oral Health Care Services

Purpose

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), to ensure that all children have access to the full range of oral health delivery systems, advocates that if sedation or general anesthesia and related facility fees are payable benefits of a healthcare plan, these same benefits shall apply for the delivery of oral health services.