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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q&A with Rachel Day, Implementation Consultant at Delta Dental of Arizona

The job title “implementation consultant” might sound a little foreign to those who aren’t in the insurance industry. But folks who do this job make sure that companies large and small have everything they need to get their benefits package up and running. As such, it’s no surprise that stellar project management and communication skills […]

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How Voluntary Benefits Help Small Businesses Stay Productive

If you are a small business who is still struggling during this unprecedented time, you are not alone. According to a new Goldman Sachs survey, 96% of small businesses have been impacted by COVID-19. As the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to linger, small business owners must decide where to spend their limited resources […]

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What is COBRA Insurance?

“COBRA” stands for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act and is a 1985 federal law to provide relief for those who experience a job loss, or other qualifying event, allowing them to continue their existing medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for a limited period – typically 18 months after the final day of employment. In […]

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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q&A with Jolean Fleck, Director of Human Resources at Delta Dental of Arizona

Many people think human resources is all about policies and procedures. But it’s more complicated than that. We sat down with our own director of human resources, Jolean Fleck, to learn about her philosophy behind talent management and why she’s more focused on employee engagement than Excel spreadsheets.  JA: In a nutshell, tell us a […]

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Attract Top Talent in a Competitive Market by Offering Dental Insurance

Move aside fancy coffee machine and free snacks. Hiring top talent in a competitive job market takes more than perks, it takes real employee benefits. Workers are moving to Arizona and they care about more than ping pong tables in the office. About 60% of workers say benefits are a big factor in their decision […]

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Delta Dental Customer Service: Your Smile Power Support Team

When you call Delta Dental of Arizona (DDAZ) with a dental benefits question, there’s an entire team of friendly people ready to help. They’re passionate about helping you understand and use your benefits–and often go the extra mile to do so. For Customer Service Week, we’re taking the opportunity to highlight a few of our […]

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Using Your Dental Benefits While Traveling

As we begin to plan our summer vacations, it’s important to understand how our dental benefits follow us in our travels. A tooth emergency can happen any time. Thankfully, most Delta Dental plans work anywhere in the United States. Some plans even cover emergency care out of the country. What is a dental emergency? There […]

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Understanding Dual Coverage Dental Insurance & Coordination of Benefits

What happens if you or a family member is has more than one dental plan? If both plans cover two cleanings a year, do you now get four cleanings? Not exactly. You don’t get double the benefits if you are covered by more than one dental plan, nor do you get reimbursed twice for your […]

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Dental Insurance Decoded: Copays and Deductibles

Deductible and copay—you probably know these insurance terms impact cost. But insurance terms aren’t easy to understand, and when you layer one on top of the other, it gets even more complex. How do the two terms work together? And does copay go towards deductible? Let’s start by defining the terms. A copay is what […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona Launches Small Business Unit

As we continue to expand our services to meet the growing oral health needs across the state, we are pleased to announce the creation of a small business sales and service unit (SBU). Led by Kristi Dewitt-Quintero, the SBU will work with Arizona small business owners—and the brokers who serve them—to ensure their employees have […]

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