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News and Announcements

Check back often to view information to help you and your practice, along with updates about our plans.

Join Us at the Florida Dental Convention

The 2024 Florida Dental Convention (FDC2024) will be here before you know it. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating this year’s theme, “Your Future. Your Design.” The convention runs from June 20-22…

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Update to Services Included in Oral Health for Overall Health

Effective January 1, D0120 (periodic oral exam) replaced D0431 (oral cancer screening) as a service included in our Oral Health for Overall HealthSM program. Two exams will be covered 100% per…

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Verifying Your Patients’ Oral Health for Overall Health Eligibility and Enrollment Status

We’re committed to providing you with the best opportunities to promote the health and wellness of your patients. The additional benefits available to your patients enrolled in our Oral Health for…

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Silver Diamine Fluoride is Now a Covered Benefit

We’re pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2024, code D1354 (interim caries arresting medicament application-per tooth) will become a covered benefit for most BlueDental plans. The treatment…

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Florida Dental Board Issues Update to Dental Recordkeeping

One of the most common oversights noted in appeals cases is the lack of information in the patient record. Every dentist with a practice in Florida must maintain written dental records and medical…

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Important Deadline: 2024 License Renewal

Please renew your license with the Florida Board of Dentistry no later than midnight EST on February 28, 2024. Registering early is strongly encouraged to avoid termination of your network contract…

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Dental Records Request

As part of our Quality Assurance and Utilization Management program, we conduct periodic audits of dental records to assess the delivery of necessary and appropriate care. As a result, you may receive…

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New BlueMedicare Plans to Include Dental Allowance

Florida Blue is preparing to introduce new Medicare Advantage (MA) allowance plans, effective January 1, 2024, that will include significant allowances for dental services. Members will be required to…

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New BlueMedicare Preferred Plans to Include Flex Dollars

Florida Blue is introducing two new Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, effective January 1, 2024, that will include significant allowances for dental expenses as well as a flex benefit. The flex benefit…

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Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare: Know the Difference

Medicare Advantage plans differ from Original Medicare plans, which CMS offers. Medicare Advantage plans are offered by a private insurer and have benefits not typically included in Original Medicare.…

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Updates to Services Included in Oral Health for Overall Health

In an effort to continually improve the value and effectiveness of our Oral Health for Overall HealthSM program, we’ve updated some of the services offered:

  • D4355 (the removal of plaque and tartar

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More Claims Payment Options Coming Soon

We’re committed to providing the tools and resources you need to better serve your patients and practice. That now includes offering more ways to receive payments, including faster, more efficient…

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