Q: Can I be liable for cosmetic, non medically necessary procedures such as dental retainers?
I'm a non custodial parent, per court order I am responsible for 53% of unreimbursed health related expenses. My daughter recently got dental retainers placed. Per dentist office these were voluntary and not medically necessary. Insurance doesn't cover as they are considered a cosmetic procedure. Am I still liable for this? What falls under the "reasonable medical expenses" umbrella? The mother has also been sending me bills for eye contacts. I'm not sure if I should be paying for these as I already pay for glasses. Please advise and thank you in advance.
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