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What is Dental Blue® Preferred℠ insurance?

Dental Blue® Preferred℠ is a competitively priced Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) insurance option that lets you choose the plan that best meets your employees’ needs.

Who should consider it?

Dental coverage is an attractive employee benefit, and a good way to retain key staff. For fully-insured and self-funded organizations with more than 50 employees, Dental Blue Preferred can be an additional offering that saves employers money while still offering access to a broad, national network. The new “balanced” plan is an easy-to-understand and easy-to-use option that gives employees the same benefit level for diagnostic, preventive, basic and major services.

  • Key benefits

    Key benefits

    • Savings of up to 10% compared to passive PPO/indemnity dental plans
    • Choose among balanced, traditional and rollover plans
    • Customizable options, including optional orthodontia coverage
    • Checkups and cleanings are covered twice per benefit period
    • Employees can choose in-network or out-of-network providers (in-network offers a higher benefit level)
    • One bill and one ID card, when combined with a Blue Cross NC health plan
  • Additional features

    Additional features

    Dental Blue Preferred offers a 1% savings off employer groups’ medical membership with package pricing. It’s easy for employees to find a dentist on the Blue Cross NC website.

  • Application process

    Application process

    For information or to request a proposal for a Dental Blue preferred insurance policy underwritten by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, please contact your Mosaic Group representative.

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