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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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Save Money With An In-Network Dentist

Get The Most Value From Your Insurance By Visiting An In-Network Dentist

Dental insurance is a win-win for you. It saves you money on dental care now and can help you prevent more extensive and costly treatments down the road. There’s another win: You can get even more value out of your coverage by visiting an in-network dentist. We’re breaking down how this works with Delta Dental. […]

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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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Delta Dental of Arizona Lives Its Core Values During COVID-19

Often organizations go through the exercise of establishing a list of core values. The executives and board members take up valuable time to discuss, debate, and vote on the core values for the organization. Then the list is sent to all the employees and posted on office walls – then that’s often the end of […]

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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q-&-A with Eric Skartveit, Director of Underwriting at Delta Dental of Arizona

Underwriters have complicated jobs. They’re responsible for assessing risk, and that’s a pretty big deal for most companies. We sat down with our own director of underwriting, Eric Skartveit—who has almost 30 years-experience in the industry—to learn more about the challenges he faces and the things that go into underwriting a plan. JA: In a […]

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How To Get Your Delta Dental ID Card

Although we usually send a Delta Dental ID card to new members, you do not need an ID card to visit the dentist. All dental offices need to check benefits is your name and date of birth! Still want an ID card for peace of mind? No problem! There are 3 easy ways to get […]

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Be a Proactive Planner with this Summer Insurance Checklist

Be a Proactive Planner with this Summer Insurance Checklist

Getting the most out of your dental coverage takes some planning throughout the year. Now that we are almost halfway through the year, what are some things you should do? Schedule Your Regular Dental Visits By summer you have likely had one dental visit, but if you haven’t, now would be a good time to […]

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3 Times You Should Squeeze in Dental Care Before the Year Ends

3 Times You Should Squeeze in Dental Care Before the Year Ends

A new year wipes the slate clean. And while that’s a good thing for your resolutions, it can be a missed opportunity for your dental benefits. Here are 3 times you should squeeze in dental care before next year: 1. You’ve met your deductible. Oh hello, deductible. I believe we’ve already met. A deductible is […]

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2 Ways Investing in a Dental Plan Saves You Money

2 Ways Investing in a Dental Plan Saves You Money

Health care costs for companies continue to rise, making it increasingly important for companies to make the most of employee benefits programs. Group dental benefits continue to remain affordable, experiencing only modest average increases over the past decade. Investing in dental care saves your company money. Here’s how: Prevention. Most dental disease is preventable if […]

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