Dental Prime and Dental Complete Plans
Our Dental Prime and Complete PPO plans give employers the best of all possible worlds. With access to one of the largest dental networks in the nation, we offer more providers and deep discounts, along with ways to customize our plans for total flexibility that help target your employees’ overall health.
Through Anthem Whole Health ConnectionSM – Dental, we help your employees achieve optimal oral and overall health with:
| 100% in-network coverage for diagnostic and preventive services (exams, cleaning and X-rays).|
| An additional cleaning or periodontal maintenance procedure each benefit period for members who are actively engaged with a nurse in one of our Medical Care Management programs for certain medical conditions. |
| Brush biopsy benefits to help detect oral cancer.|
| Care alerts sent to members who have certain medical conditions.|
| Ask a Hygienist free email service where our dental professionals are just an email away for free, personalized advice.|
| An Online Oral Health Assessment to provide personalized oral health recommendations.|
| An Online Cost Estimation tool to help research typical charges for a variety of dental procedures.|
| Dental Health & Wellness Condition Kit which provides turnkey promotional campaign material and resources to help you promote good dental health with your employees.|
We also offer dental plans that include pediatric dental essential health benefits. These benefits provide important coverage for kids up to age 19, including preventive care, fillings and more extensive services like medically-necessary orthodontia.
Members have access to one of the nation’s largest dental networks with more than 98,000 unique dentists in all 50 states at 255,000 access points – and we’re growing. With 98% of our members having access to an in-network dentist within 10 miles of their home or work, we have the access your employees want.
When you have health and dental with us, you and your employees will appreciate our time-saving combined administration services. And when our members need us most, our dedicated dental customer service representatives are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. Plus, we have many online resources which are available around the clock.
We’re able to negotiate deep discounts from our network providers, saving members, on average, 30% to 32% on their covered dental services. We give employers total budget planning flexibility with a range of contribution options — from 100% to 0% (voluntary/employee-paid plan options).
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Dental Net® DHMO Plans
Our Dental Net DHMOs have:
| No annual maximums1 or deductibles|
| No waiting periods|
| Low or no copays for nearly 300 different services, including:|
| 8,000 general dentist and specialist access points throughout California|
Choice Dental Plans
Our Choice Dental plans offer the perfect balance between the choice offered by a dental PPO plan and the cost control of a DHMO plan.
| They allow members to switch between a dental PPO and a DHMO at the beginning of each month|
| Their pricing falls between Dental Net and Dental Blue PPO plan pricing|
| They are available in most California counties where Anthem Blue Cross is licensed to offer Dental Net DHMO plans|
Voluntary Dental Plans
Our new Dental Prime and Dental Complete plans can be offered on a voluntary basis so employees can get more coverage—at no extra cost to their employer. Employees get the advantage of group rates instead of more costly individual plan rates. And, in some cases, they get more benefits than individual plans offer. Plus, at least five enrolled employees need to be maintained to offer these voluntary plans.
International Emergency Dental Program
All Anthem dental members and their eligible, covered dependents automatically have access to the International Emergency Dental Program managed by DeCare Dental.2 With this program, members may receive emergency dental services through our list of credentialed, English-speaking dentists while traveling or working nearly anywhere in the world.