Use our resources to navigate the requirements of provider agreements, file dental claims and better understand your appeal rights as a dentist. If you experience challenges, you can submit your dental benefit plan issues online for review.
Dental Benefit Plans
Overview of the payment arrangements to consider once an Associate begins providing treatment in a dental practice.
The quickest and easiest way to verify dental benefits for your patients is through the dental plans’ convenient online portal access where you can view, download, and print a patient’s benefit breakdown. This form may be used when verifying patients' dental benefits via telephone or to supplement the information provided on the dental plan’s online portal.
Dental plans conduct credentialing, which is the collection and verification of an applicant’s professional qualifications such as relevant training, licensure, certification, and/or registration to practice in a health care field and academic background, as well as an assessment of whether the practitioner meets certain criteria relating to professional competence and conduct.
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Changes are coming to the Medi-Cal Dental Program in Sacramento County. Dentists must be enrolled as a provider in Medi-Cal Dental fee-for-service to continue seeing any existing patients who leave their DMC plan and enroll in Medi-Cal Dental FFS.December 19, 2023 News Articles
Two CDA-sponsored bills signed into law this year are the latest legislative outcomes to benefit California dentists and their patients, but these successful reform efforts follow several successful bills sponsored by CDA in recent years as part of a multi-year, multi-pronged strategy.November 16, 2023 News Articles
CDA launched and managed a digital advertising campaign and website, Fix Our Dental Insurance, and built a large coalition in support of two CDA-sponsored dental plan reform bills that the governor signed into law in October.November 6, 2023 News Articles