No. You do not need to have pediatric dental coverage to avoid the penalty.
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- Is Oral Surgery Covered by Medical or Dental Insurance?
- Why do some dental insurance plans have no waiting periods?
- Why do dental plans have waiting periods?
- Is Preventative Care Covered on Dental and Vision Plans?
- Is There an Open Enrollment Period for Dental or Vision Insurance?
- Can I Get Dental and Vision Coverage Outside Open Enrollment?
- Can I Cancel My Dental Plan Anytime?
- What United HealthOne Dental Plans are Available?
- I can’t afford a stand-alone dental plan in addition to buying major medical health insurance. Will I be penalized for not having Minimum Essential Coverage if I don’t buy a separate dental plan?
- I’m buying coverage on the Marketplace for my family. I notice many health plans don’t cover pediatric dental care, but there are also stand-alone dental plans for sale. Is that allowed?