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United Concordia Dental Insurance Review

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United Concordia is an Atlanta-based dental insurance company with 40 years of experience in the industry. They offer customizable coverages for businesses and a broad range low-cost dental insurance plans for individuals and families. United Concordia maintains a network of 97,300 dentists and provides 24/7 customer service along with convenient online tools and apps.

United Concordia Brings you Experience

United Concordia is an established company with over 4 decades of experience in providing quality dental insurance in the country. They offer flexible plans and provide above average discounts on dental treatments and services. The company also especializes in group dental insurance a big plus for employers.

 

What's Included with United Concordia?

Provide several dental coverage options—not just discounts

Pay up to 100% of preventive dental care

Don't include waiting periods for diagnostic or preventive dental services

Allows you to visit any dentist but better savings could be made with network dentists

 

 

Plan Reviewed

IND 401

How much does it save you?

Preventive 100% (no waiting period)

Basic 80% (6-month waiting period)

Major 50% (12-month waiting period)

Premium

Sample computation (California)

Premium for Self $37.05/mo

Self plus one $74.14/mo  

Self and family $111.24

Annual Maximum

$1500

Treatments Covered and Reimbursements

Good buy with all services having good discounts

 

Fine Print

The percentage in the Policy Pays column is the percentage of the policy’s maximum allowable charge that the policy will pay for covered services provided by either a participating dentist or a nonparticipating dentist.

Participating dentists accept the maximum allowable charge as payment in full. 

Nonparticipating dentists may bill you for the difference between their charge and the maximum allowable charge paid by the policy.

Dependent children are eligible to age 26 in all states.

 

Summary

United Concordia offers flexible plans and do provide considerable discounts. Finding a dental insurance policy that suits your needs would not be difficult and their customer services will always be there to help. However, it does not provide the same network of dentists as seen with Delta Dental.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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17 Customer Comments & Reviews

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William C
11/13/2017
Worst experience of any health insurance we have had in over 35 years. Denied a claim for a crown for a tooth with "Cracked Tooth Syndrome", their expert dentists claim a filling would have sufficed. The 3 dentists at our outstanding practice stated that a filling will not work long term on any tooth with Cracked Tooth Syndrome. OUR PRIMARY INSURANCE PAID WITHOUT QUESTION, our dentists sent all the records twice to United Concordia. So frustrated with their stalling and denying, finally insisted on getting names of their so-called experts. Note list below, based on all information we have, their opinions cannot be trusted. HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT DOING BUSINESS WITH THIS OUTFIT.... Read More


Richard W
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
10/10/2017
As others have already stated, they deny all claims. In my case they are denying a claim to put a crown on a tooth that is cracked all the way through. It will eventually rot and need to be extracted; perhaps then they will pay, though I doubt it. In the meantime, I cannot eat many foods, or drink hot or cold liquids. Worst dental coverage anywhere. They should be shut down.


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lisa
Greenville, North Carolina
8/24/2017
I had high option dental with United Concordia. my job switched thank god. they denied payment for a crown that 2 dentists recommended. tooth had multiple fractures and another filling was not recommended. they repeatedly denied due to there not being appropriate X-rays sent, documentation, then told dentist that periodontal disease was not addressed. all documentation WAS sent over and over and I have never had periodontal disease. after 8 months of not responding I reported to NC insurance board, Pennsylvania insurance board where they live. today I get another denial. I feel so taken advantage of. they are fraudulent. someone has to stop this. please people report, report,... Read More


Amy E
Elma, New York
8/21/2017
We were pre-approved to go out of network for orthodontic care for my son. We live in New York but my husband works in Pennsylvania. We were never told we could not go out of state for treatment. He has been seeing the same orthodontist for several years. Now that my son is ready for braces United Concoria is denying coverage. Apparently for 6 years we were supposed to see a orthodontist in Pennsylvania. This was never mentioned until we asked for treatment. United Concordia is a ripoff and not worth anybody's hard earned money.


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JOdie S
Cleveland, Ohio
8/18/2017
I would never recommend United Concordia as a dental provider. I wish I had read more of these reviews before switching to this provider. Claims are denied on no basis whatsoever. My husband changed jobs and we were told his coverage was effective through the last day of the month. We had an appointment on the last day of the month and the claim was denied by UC stating no coverage in place. When I called to inquire, they told me coverage had ended on the last day of the month, which I agreed to. I told them the claim was on 7/31, which was the last day of the month. They informed me that coverage did not last through the end of the day and was terminated at 12:01 AM on July 31st... Read More


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Joni H
Fullerton, California
7/11/2017
The deny claims for legitimate work that was needed. I imagine that LAUSD went with them because they probably have lower premiums due to the fact that they pay out very little.


Lisa L
, California
6/20/2017
Terrible dental insurance. They deny predetermination claims without taking into consideration the opinion of a qualified and certified doctor. Their staff thinks they are more qualified to make decisions regarding the health of your teeth than your own doctor does. I would not recommend this insurance to anyone. I will be changing insurances as soon as I can.


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H. S
Locust Dale, Virginia
5/19/2017
I selected United Concordia (UC) through FEDVIP based upon my new Dentist's recommendation since the UC documents show they may pay 10% more than other companies (such as Delta Dental or Aetna (which I previously had, but had to change due to my geographic relocation) based on similar procedures. On one instance, a previous root canal had failed causing an infection whereby my General Dentist recommended Endodontic Retreatment. Upon undergoing retreatment at a non-plan endodontist, the endodontist had to stop A $1027 retreatment because he encountered a vertical root fracture that could not be repaired and recommended extraction at a final cost of $450. For the incomplete procedure. I... Read More


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Chris L
5/5/2017
We used this company for two years. They were very difficult to deal with. The Dental Office actually winced when we told them who our insurance company was. They did not get a single claim correct the first time and we had to re-submit every time. The worst part was when we moved overseas. They miscoded the Italian dentists procedure and thought we had a tooth extracted. Instead we had a crown put in. We sent it back the first time and they came back and said we owed them money. The Italian dentist included two line items: 1 to remove the filling and the second to put on the crown. United Concordia decided that the first part of the crown procedure is an unlisted procedure... Read More


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Carol S
Newtown, Pennsylvania
3/6/2017
I had a claim denied for a crown on a tooth that had a huge crack and a filling on the other side. United Concordia "independent" reviewers admitted they saw the crack,but would not even listen to my dentist. Not to mention the fact that they did not always tell the truth in this process. Their suggestion was that I switch dentists or ask for a discount. My suggestion is that they pay for legitimate claims.



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