Sometimes people ask if AmeriPlan is a scam or if it's really legitimate. They will often elaborate by saying, "AmeriPlan just sounds too good to be true!" However, when you look into it, it's clear that AmeriPlan is a solid, reputable company built on a business model that works. The founders of the company skillfully uncovered a win/win scenario for both the dentist and the consumer. The free market concept of eliminating the middle man so you can have dental procedure that you need and want through the direct care of your dentist is one that can make you proud.
Why Would A Dentist Sign-up With AmeriPlan?
It makes a LOT of sense for a dentist to choose AmeriPlan! Most payments to a dentist come through insurance companies. Many people don't realize that the insurance company often pays a lower amount for any given procedure that is needed by the patient. Plus, the wait time for the dentist to receive the lower payment from insurance companies is usually delayed, sometimes taking up to four months.
AmeriPlan very wisely noticed these setbacks for dentists back in 1993 and started going directly to dentists to negotiate a mutually agreed upon fee schedule for its members. By signing a contract with AmeriPlan, the dentist agreed to give AmeriPlan members a lower price for each procedure in exchange for being paid by cash, check or credit card (debit card is also acceptable) and other benefits negotiated by AmeriPlan. The results have been positive for both the dentist and the patient.
Why Would You Choose AmeriPlan Dental Instead Of Dental Insurance?
AmeriPlan works for everyone that wants to save money on medical and dental care. When people learn about the advantages, they often will choose AmeriPlan over regular dental insurance or if they have dental insurance through an employer then they'll use AmeriPlan as a supplement. This is especially true for people in the following areas of need:
Cosmetic Dentistry - Dental insurance companies usually won't approve cosmetic concerns like dental implants, dental braces, teeth whitening, etc. If they do approve any of the prior mentioned it will be if there is a health reason (not just appearance) and it will be subject to the annual limit, usually between $750 and $1500. Are there exceptions? Possibly, but generally in most situations this is the case. This places a huge financial burden on the consumer. When people learn that AmeriPlan has no annual limits and can be used on any dental need they would like to resolve, it places AmeriPlan as the better choice.
No Waiting Period - Unfortunately, many people wait until they have a toothache before they make plans to see the dentist. Dental insurance usually requires a waiting period on most procedures. AmeriPlan is superior in this category too because there is NO waiting period. You can use the dental plan as soon as you get to your dentist appointment. For most people, this is one of the major reasons why they chose AmeriPlan... because they need help now, not six months from now.
No Limit On Dental Work - Many people want to get more than one or two teeth cleanings a year or they want a deep cleaning. AmeriPlan gives them the liberty to get the dental work needed or desired with significant savings.
Other advantages with AmeriPlan include NO age limits, NO paperwork and NO long-term contracts. You can also choose the dentist or specialist in our network that you want and change to another if you want a second or third opinion. If you want to save money on professional dental care then AmeriPlan is here to help you.
Joining AmeriPlan Dental is as EASY as A, B, C...
After you join, your ID# will be e-mailed to you. Print your e-mail receipt and show it to your AmeriPlan® dentist. Your dentist or oral surgeon can confirm that you are a new member by calling 1-800-647-8421.
Important: Once you become a member, If for any reason you decide that it's not for you, you can cancel at anytime. We want you to be pleased with your membership so you will refer more people to this site.
AmeriPlan Dental is offered in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.