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Delta Dental of California Remaining in 16 Public Exchanges
Nov 30, 2016
San Francisco — Delta Dental of California and its affiliates today announced their recommitment to participate in 16 state and federal public exchanges for plan year 2017.
The open enrollment period for plan year 2017 is November 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017.
In 2016, about 250,000 people purchased either DeltaCare® USA, a prepaid/dental HMO-type program, or Delta Dental PPOSM plans, which allow enrollees to get covered services from both in- and out-of-network providers. Enrollees typically have the lowest out-of-pocket costs by visiting in-network providers.
“We participate in the public exchanges to give uninsured individuals and small business owners a low-cost choice of affordable coverage for their dental care needs,” said Anthony S. Barth, president and CEO of Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies. “Our premiums are as low as possible while still keeping desired benefits, and any changes we made this year are representative of that.”
Where Delta Dental offers plans
Delta Dental of California and its affiliates, including Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., and Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, offer stand-alone PPO dental plans in Alabama, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas (as a DPO plan), Utah and West Virginia.
DeltaCare USA, a lower-cost, prepaid/dental HMO-type plan, is available in California, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah. (Offerings are subject to change; purchasers should visit healthcare.gov for the most up-to-date information.)
About Delta Dental Companies
Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., and Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, along with their affiliated companies, together provide dental benefits to 34.5 million people. All are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, whose member companies collectively cover 73 million people nationwide.
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