Guide to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

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Guide to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

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Publication date: 
January 2018
Last updated: 
12 August 2021
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

The guide covers:

  • What is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule?
  • Am I eligible to provide Child Dental Benefits Schedule services?
  • Which children are eligible for dental services?
  • How does the patient’s benefit cap work?
  • What dental services are covered by the Child Dental Benefits Schedule?
  • Do I have to quote for services?
  • How do I charge, and bill/claim for dental services?
  • Can private health insurance be used for Child Dental Benefits Schedule services?

This guide is not a legal document. In cases of discrepancy the legislation will be the source document for the requirements of the program.