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Delta Dental of Ohio is the dental plan provider.
The Delta Dental plan gives you access to two large networks of participating dentists – Delta Dental PPO and Delta Dental Premier. Your costs will be lower if your dentist is in the PPO network. In Ohio, more than 5,800 general dentists participate in these networks.
You have to be eligible for, but you do not have to be enrolled in, SERS’ health care coverage to sign up for dental coverage. You must enroll in dental coverage in order to enroll your spouse and/or children.
Open Enrollment Period
Dental plan enrollments are accepted from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31 every year. Coverage begins on Jan. 1 of the following year.
You decide each year during open enrollment to keep, enroll in, or cancel dental coverage.
You also can cancel coverage at any time by submitting a cancellation request in writing.
Dental premiums are deducted from monthly payments. When your payment is not enough to cover your SERS health care coverage and/or dental premiums, SERS will bill you for the outstanding balance.
* A dependent can be a spouse or a child
Network dentists have agreed to accept Delta’s negotiated prices for various services. The percentages on the chart below show how much the plan pays. When a service is not covered at 100%, you pay the remaining portion.
Network dentists cannot charge you more than Delta’s negotiated prices. A non-participating dentist who charges more than the payment schedule can bill you the difference.
Locating a Network Dentist
To locate a network dentist near you:
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