DentaQuest Pediatric, Adult and Family Dental Plans Available via Health Insurance Marketplaces
DentaQuest, a national leader in dental benefits, has received certification as a Qualified Health Plan to offer individual and small group stand-alone dental plans on the 2015 Federal Marketplace in the states of Texas, Florida, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Geo
DentaQuest’s plans offer a high-quality and affordable dental insurance option that fulfills the pediatric dental essential health benefit (EHB) for children. Adult benefit plan designs are also available and range from basic coverage to a more comprehensive plan.
The Open Enrollment period for 2015 coverage is November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015.
Federally-facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (FF-SHOP) has a rolling enrollment period. Employer groups may enroll in FF-SHOP coverage at any time during the year.
Individuals and families who currently have a dental plan with DentaQuest that they purchased through the health insurance marketplace in 2014 will be renewed in their plan automatically for 2015. They will see no interruption in their benefits and will not have to take any action unless they want to make a change.
“Having dental coverage is important for good overall health,” said Steve Pollock, DentaQuest Chief Operating Officer. “Cavities and gum disease are nearly 100 preventable. The Affordable Care Act made sure pediatric dental and vision services are essential benefits. It is important for children to get regular checkups and preventive treatments throughout their childhood and teen years. We look forward to helping families get affordable dental coverage to help their children stay in good health.”
DentaQuest administers statewide Medicaid dental benefit programs in Florida, Maryland and Virginia, and the statewide Medicaid and CHIP program in Texas. DentaQuest also administers dental benefits on behalf of several health plans in Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona and Texas.
Detailed information about DentaQuest’s individual and family dental insurance plans on the Health Insurance Marketplaces can be found here for Florida, Maryland, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Arizona.
DentaQuest, a leading U.S. national oral health enterprise, includes a dental benefits management organization, a national philanthropic foundation focused on oral health, an oral health quality improvement institute and a dental care delivery organization dedicated to delivering quality health care to underserved communities. All share a common mission of improving the oral health of all. As a partner to health plans, state programs, commercial groups, and public and private exchanges, DentaQuest covers more than 20 million lives in 30 states. With offices in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Florida, Maryland, Texas, South Carolina, and California, DentaQuest applies its resources and expertise to help people achieve better oral health. Learn more at DentaQuest.
The DentaQuest Institute is a not-for-profit organization focused on improving efficiency, effectiveness and quality in dental care. Through its work to align clinical practice with science-based research, the DentaQuest Institute is helping oral health professionals find new ways to partner with patients to prevent and manage oral diseases. This work ensures patients get the right care, at the right time, with the right outcome. The DentaQuest Institute is an affiliate of DentaQuest, a leading U.S. oral health enterprise.