February 2019

IMPORTANT UPDATES 
2019 Product Updates
We've added two new options to our individual plans to give our members more options and make them more accesible. The two new plans for 2019 are:
  • BasicThis plan provides basic protection where diagnostic services and most preventive care are covered 100%. Emergency services, fillings, and non-surgical extractions are also covered. There is a $15 office visit copay, and a policy-year maximum applies.
  • PremiumComprehensive coverage for a broad array of dental services (most dental procedures are covered). Preventive care is covered 100%. This plan includes a lifetime deductible with a $2,000 maximum.
For additional details on individual plan options, visit deltadentalcoversme.com.
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Updated Territory Map 
Delta Dental of Colorado's network management team is here to help with any questions you and your team might have. Not sure who your rep is? Check out our updated territory map for contact information for your provider network manager and provider network advocate.

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2019 Empower your Practice Workshops and CPR Classes
Join Delta Dental of Colorado for one of our new and enhanced provider and dental office staff workshops! Increase your office efficiency and stay up to date on the latest tools, policies, and procedures, while having the opportunity to interact, ask questions, and share ideas with Delta Dental of Colorado's network and clinical management teams and other industry colleagues.

Workshops also give you the opportunity to fulfill a portion of the yearly required American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) Continuing Education (CE) units, at no cost! Light breakfast and lunch provided.

Check the schedule below for a workshop near you and sign up here. Most workshops are followed by a free CPR class.

WORKSHOPS:
Date Location Time
February 8 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 2nd Floor, Denver
8:30 a.m.-noon
April 5 Colorado Springs/Hyatt Place
503 W Garden of the Gods Road
8:30 a.m.-noon
April 5 Pueblo/SpringHill Suites Pueblo Downtown
150 Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo
8:30 a.m.-noon
June 14 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 2nd Floor, Denver
8:30 a.m.-noon
June 28 Loveland/Embassy Suites Hotel
4705 Clydesdale Pkwy., Loveland
8:30 a.m.-noon
July 12 Boulder, Location TBD 8:30 a.m.-noon
August 16 Grand Junction, Location TBD 8:30 a.m.-noon
September 20 Colorado Springs/Hyatt Place
503 W Garden of the Gods Road
8:30 a.m.-noon
November 15 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 2nd Floor, Denver
8:30 a.m.-noon

CPR CLASSES:
Date Location Time
February 8 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 Ulster St., 4th Floor, Denver
1-4 p.m.
April 5 Colorado Springs/Hyatt Place
503 W Garden of the Gods Road
1-4 p.m.
April 5 Pueblo/SpringHill Suites Pueblo Downtown
150 Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo
1-4 p.m.
April 19 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 4th Floor, Denver
1-4 p.m.
June 14 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 4th Floor, Denver
1-4 p.m.
June 28 Loveland/Embassy Suites Hotel
4705 Clydesdale Pkwy., Loveland
1-4 p.m.
July 12 Boulder, Location TBD 1-4 p.m.
August 16 Grand Junction, Location TBD
1-4 p.m.
October 11 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 4th Floor, Denver
1-4 p.m.
November 15 Delta Dental of Colorado
4582 S. Ulster St., 4th Floor, Denver
1-4 p.m.

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Credentialing Reminder
In order for Delta Dental of Colorado to add a provider to the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) network, they must validate with the state first. The validation process is directly with the state and providers must:
  1. Visit colorado.gov/hcpf/provider-enrollment.
  2. Complete the revalidation application for the individual provider and the facility.
    • Please allow approximately 45 minutes to an hour per application.
  3. Once the state of Colorado approves the application, send the approval letter to profservices677@ddpco.com, so that the DDCO system can be updated.
For questions regarding the state application process, you must contact the State of Colorado customer service at 1-844-235-2387 .
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Save the Date
Save the date for our annual member dentist call-in meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12 p.m. Only participating dentists (not office staff or independent hygienists) can take part. You will receive registration and call-in information in a separate letter in the next few weeks. 
INDUSTRY NEWS
Opioid overdoses eclipse car crashes for accidental deaths
Dr. Bicuspid.com, January 25, 2019
Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle crash, according to new data fro the National Safety Council. 
EYP Quick Fact
If you see a CU Health Plan patient, you can receive reimbursement for taking the blood pressure, educating the patient, and referring him/her to their physician for a definitive diagnosis and work-up if necessary.  Sign up to participate in the HIP program by completing the  Hypertension Identification Program Registration Form .

Delta Dental of Colorado
1-800-610-0201