The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient Management team consists of board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons and nurses who are dedicated to the clinical review of certain surgical requests. In addition, this team provides precertification for oral and maxillofacial surgery and related services in accordance with the Aetna Medical Clinical Policy Bulletins.
To help make Aetna oral surgery benefits easier to administer, below are answers to some common questions.
Determine if the procedure is classified as Dental in Nature (DIN) or Medical in Nature (MIN).
Click on these links to find a list of DIN procedures and MIN procedures.
Determine in what Aetna plans your patient is enrolled.
Refer to this chart to determine if the procedure is covered and, if so, whether it is a medical expense or a dental expense.
The chart represents information for standard Aetna plans.
Member plan designs may vary and coverage is subject to the specific member's plan.